Energy Market Analyst Energy Economics

Location US-TX-Dallas | US-TX-Katy | US-TX-Austin
Requisition ID
Business Area
Energy Systems
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

Are you a leader passionate about the decarbonization of the grid? Are you excited to enable the grid reliably to accommodate renewable energy such as offshore wind, non-wire alternatives, and storage? You can support us by analyzing projects to help our customers achieve these goals.

As an Energy Market Analyst, you will contribute to a wide range of projects spanning from small to complex related to the integration of onshore and offshore renewable energy, non-wire alternatives, and energy storage systems to the electrical grid. In addition to providing market analytical expertise, a successful candidate must demonstrate excellent modeling skills. This candidate should take great pride in delivering top service to our customers.

Why should you work for us?

At DNV, our team works every day to increase the widespread deployment and operation of renewables to address climate change and positively impact society; endeavors to achieve our purpose through the success of our customers; and strives to be high-performing and innovative. Our approach reflects the equity, respect, and diversity we wish to see in the world.


This position will ideally be based out of our Dallas, TX office; however, remote locations may also be considered.

What You’ll Do

  • Wholesale market analysis involving energy markets across the US (basis, DA/RT, forward heat rates and spark spreads, ancillary services, natural gas, and correlations) assist with the development of market valuation models
  • Translate wholesale market changes into strategic opportunities
  • Generate reports and market insight for clients
  • Evaluate the value and impact of various energy assets such as storage, wind, solar, and distributed generation
  • Actively attend (in person/remote) industry stakeholder meetings and stay up to date with assigned market changes in terms of developments and policy changes
  • Contribute to the team’s research and innovation activities supporting the development of new techniques and/or analytical tools to enhance efficiency and/or capability improvements
  • Adhere to the department’s project quality and timeliness procedures
  • Assist in preparing responses to Statement of Qualifications (SOQs), and Request for Proposals (RFPs) for new tenders/bids/opportunities

Position Qualifications

What is required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, or in a related field of study
  • Minimum two (2) years of direct work experience in energy production cost modeling or economic dispatch modeling using PLEXOS, PROMOD, UPLAN, or Encompass
  • In-depth financial or economic knowledge/experience and understanding of the mechanics of the energy market (wholesale energy markets), ability to quantify trends impacting the industry, and provide information that can aid commercial decisions
  • Knowledge of North American RTO/ISO markets and their planning practices
  • Applicants must possess advanced computer skills, including strong Excel and PowerPoint skills, SQL experience, Modeling, and Coding experience. Vital to have a working knowledge of energy modeling software
  • Familiarization with regional power and gas market construct for managing risk, including familiarity with Locational Marginal Prices (LMP), basis and congestion risk, renewable curtailment, etc.
  • Strong communication, organizational, interpersonal, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a high-paced team environment
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 5% of the time
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening

What is preferred

  • Graduate-level degree in Electrical Engineering with emphasis on Power Systems
  • Knowledge of Eastern and/or Western grid interconnection and corresponding planning practices including resource integration studies
  • Demonstrable hands-on experience with power system analysis software packages including TARA, PSS/E, and/or Powerworld
  • Working knowledge of automation scripts such as Python for the development of automation modules

How We Do It


We Care, We Dare, We Share

DNV is a proud equal-opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, or business need, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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About DNV

Careers in DNV

DNV is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. US applicants with a physical or mental disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the North America Recruitment department ( Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially.

What We Offer

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick days, company holidays, personal days)
  • Multiple Medical and Dental benefit plans to choose from, Vision benefits
  • Spending accounts – FSA, Dependent Care, Commuter Benefits, company-seeded HSA
  • Special programs – Employee Assistance Program, ID theft protection, and accident and critical illness options for you and your family
  • Employer-paid, therapist-led, virtual care services through Talkspace
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company provided life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability benefits
  • Tuition assistance
  • Consumer discounts and rewards
  • Flexible work schedule with hybrid/remote opportunities
  • Advancement opportunities

**Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election**

Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise, we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.


We provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement and supporting all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

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