Policy Analyst

05 Jul, 2021


Policy Analyst

Edison Energy
Chicago, IL

Company Overview:  

Edison Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Edison International (NYSE: EIX), provides independent, global advisory solutions to help large corporate, industrial, and institutional clients better understand and navigate the choices and risks of managing energy. Through a portfolio approach, Edison Energy enables decision-makers in organizations to deliver on their strategic, financial and sustainability goals.  

Providing a suite of specialized services across sustainability, analytics, renewables, supply and demand, Edison Energy addresses the three biggest challenges in energy today: cost, carbon, and complex choices.  

Position Overview: 


The Policy Analyst tracks energy and carbon policies globally. This individual is responsible for building a central database of distributed energy resource (DER) and renewable energy policies and incentive programs. The Policy Analyst serves as a cross-functional resource across the service linesanalyzing the risks and opportunities from upcoming policy changes.  

Essential Functions:  

  • Identifies utility, state, and federal incentive programs for transportation electrification, onsite solar and storage, energy efficiency, demand response and other distributed energy resource (DER) projects across North America, and renewable energy projects globally 
  • Maintains and enhances central database of DER and renewable energy policies and incentive programs 
  • Conducts preliminary and secondary research on energy policies, subsidies, and market economics 
  • Examines commercial tariff structures and pending rate cases for utilities nationwide to help the Sales team and service lines target distributed energy resources (DER) markets 
  • Monitors and summarizes billsregulatory proceedings and industry trends related to energy and sustainability programs for Head of Policy  
  • Drafts content for presentations to clients, including policy analysis, marketing collateral, etc.  
  • Supports relevant committees for Edison Energy’s trade associations in collaboration with regulatory team  
  • Authors policy-focused publications, including written summaries of legislation, government action, and regulatory filings, white papers, blog posts and marketing pieces 


Job Requirements: 


  • Ability to communicate with utilities and trade associations
  • Bachelor’s Degree, with degree in political science, environmental science, engineering, economics, or business preferred 
  • Academic or work experience in the fields of power sector, renewable energy, sustainability, political science, engineering, clean tech, environment, economics, business and/or finance 
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent attention to detail 
  • Must be highly motivated and a self-starter focused on delivery 
  • Must work well in a dynamic environment and comfortable with adapting to changing business needs 
  • Must work well in a team environment 
  • Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills 
  • Experience operating with high energy and flexibility in a fast-paced, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment 

Benefits for Full-Time Employees: 

  • Generous Paid Time Off (includes but not limited to Paid Parental Leave, Bereavement, Jury Duty, Sick, Vacation, etc.) 
  • National Holiday Pay & Float Holidays 
  • 401(k) Employer Matching 
  • Health Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision 
  • Employer 100% Paid Life Insurance Benefits 
  • Employer 100% Paid Short Term and Long-Term Disability Plans 
  • Supplemental (Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits, Cancer/Critical Care, Hospitalization, Accident) 
  • Education tuition reimbursement program (from an accredited institution for college level and/or advance degree) 
  • Recognition of Hard Work and Exemplary Performance 
  • Short Term Incentive (STI) Bonus Based on Performance Goals 

NOTE: Edison Energy is not the same company as Southern California Edison, the utility, and Edison Energy is not regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission. 

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Job posted: 2021-07-05