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Net Zero Renewable Energy Analyst


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  82861
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Bus Dev, CCS, H2, & LC Power, Americas
Division:  Olefins and Polyolefins and Global Procu


Basic Function

The Renewable Energy Analyst at LyondellBasell is a key player in the implementation of  the regional energy transition strategy. The individual acts as the link pin between the company’s long-term vision on greenhouse gas reduction and the dynamic renewable energy markets, contributing to the development and implementation of the strategic renewable power sourcing and portfolio strategy  to meet the corporate sustainability objectives.
This role supports the entire renewable energy sourcing process, strategic portfolio and operational management.  The position holder analyses the EU renewable electricity markets, finds and originates new renewable energy project opportunities, provide pricing analyses in support of the bidding process, and supports the PPA contract negotiations and execution. After contract execution, the job holder will continually monitor the agreement’s performance versus contractual commitments and will take action and involve the right stakeholders when needed.  The person supports the allocation of the renewable electricity and related certificates to the sites within the region and monitors and reports on the value versus associated costs. 


The Renewable Energy Analyst is interactive, analytical and knows how to connect with people on all levels keeping stakeholders aligned with well-developed interpersonal skills and business acumen. The position holder knows how to manage effective internal client and supplier relationships and is able to convincingly influence decision makers and stakeholders.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Support development and execution of renewable energy strategies in context of rapidly developing regional political landscape and climate ambitions
  • Identify and evaluate opportunities for renewable energy projects, partnerships and consortia, aligning with the overall strategy 
  • Use external data models and pricing projections to analyze future electricity market dynamics and to prepare price bids in power purchase agreements
  • Develop and manage key external stakeholder relationships including renewable energy developers and brokers, consortia, and consultants
  • Support negotiations on renewable power purchase agreements and align internally on multiple levels (up to senior leadership)
  • Develop strategic options (e.g. on-site solar) which require complex and resource intensive internal cross functional engagement
  • Understand and drive consensus on the sometimes conflicting needs of internal stakeholders (site manager, business directors)
  • Develop complex ‘should cost’ models and financial metrics based on market intelligence of RE technology, business strategies and scenarios
  • Understand and interpret financial and macro/micro economic information/data from European electricity and renewables markets and use this data to further optimize the renewable energy sourcing and portfolio strategy  
  • Monitor and report on the cost, both total cost and cost/MWh, for each individual renewable energy agreement and the aggregate cost of the regional portfolio
  • Ensure EACs delivered to LYB match the project’s production by verifying Developer’s invoice data with EACs received in the different registry systems.

Min. Qualifications

  • University degree in engineering , technology, energy management, or other related disciplines  
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience working in energy and utility markets, ideally with exposure to renewable energy and PPAs. 
  • Commercial affinity with complex energy contracts
  • Excellent communication skills. Understands cultural differences and how to develop and implement results at different regional environments, markets, conditions, laws and legislations
  • Passionate about the global energy transition and supporting  LyondellBasell to reach its ambitious sustainability targets 
  • Good excel modelling skills 
  • Knowledge of ERP systems such as SAP
  • Ability to understand and explain complex market/pricing and risk management mechanisms, regulatory developments and legal wording
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and implement portfolio management and sourcing strategies
  • Ability to make data driven decisions 
  • Experience in managing internal and external relationships
  • Demonstrated ability in developing business cases and assessing opportunities


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

We are LyondellBasell – a leader in the global chemical industry creating solutions for everyday sustainable living. Through advanced technology and focused investments, we are enabling a circular and low carbon economy. Across all we do, we aim to unlock value for our customers, investors and society. As one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and a leader in polyolefin technologies, we develop, manufacture and market high-quality and innovative products for applications ranging from sustainable transportation and food safety to clean water and quality healthcare. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

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