Director of Utility-Scale Origination & Business Development

Updated on 4/19/2024

New Leaf Energy

New Leaf Energy

51-200 employees

Develops renewable energy and storage projects

Data & Analytics

Senior, Expert

Cohoes, NY, USA

Required Skills
  • 8+ years of work experience
  • 5+ years of experience in utility-scale renewable development, power finance, trading, origination, sales & marketing, or comparable experience
  • Participation in successfully negotiated PPA or BTA
  • Knowledge of structuring and negotiating offtake deals
  • Knowledge of U.S. utility-scale solar development, power markets, and customer segments
  • Ability to stay current with changing technologies, regulations, and trends in renewable energy
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management, communication, and relationship-building skills
  • Strong personal relationships and reputation in the power and/or renewable energy industry
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Developing a commercial thesis for each market
  • Maintaining high awareness of markets and competitive environment
  • Representing the company to customers and partners
  • Researching potential customers and partners
  • Leading the preparation of marketing and outreach materials
  • Engaging directly with project developers
  • Screening RFPs and working with developers to identify projects
  • Developing innovative partnerships and deal structures
  • Leading bid package preparation in response to offtake opportunities
  • Assembling and leading internal cross-functional teams
  • Effectively tracking and communicating with management
  • Informing project level decisions by providing insights into customer needs
  • Differentiating product offerings and managing risk
  • Facilitating partnerships and contract terms
  • Engaging with IPPs and utilities pre-construction
  • Pursuing, timing, and structuring offtake opportunities

At New Leaf Energy, Inc., employees are at the forefront of the renewable energy sector, specializing in distributed generation and utility scale projects across the United States. This company is recognized for its commitment to advanced technologies and sustainable methods, offering a dynamic and forward-thinking workplace. Working here provides the opportunity to contribute to significant environmental changes while innovating within an industry crucial for the future.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Lowell, Massachusetts



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth