Are you an experienced professional with an interest in public utility regulation? Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) currently has the following job openings.
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PURA currently has an exciting opportunity for an energy professional to join the Clean and Affordable Energy (CAE) Unit within the Office of Technical and Regulatory Analysis as a Rate Specialist (similar to Research Analyst) located in New Britain.
Ultimately, CAE strives to increase the deployment of clean energy and improve customer affordability. In addition, CAE staff may assist other units with PURA’s performance-based regulation framework, utility rate cases, and other matters. Most work will focus on the electric utility industry, but may also include other utilities, such as gas and water.
|July 18, 2022|
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PURA has an opportunity for two (2) Research Analysts in its dynamic new Utility Performance and Analysis unit focused on innovative approaches to realizing Connecticut's public policy goals, including advancing the state's ambitious greenhouse gas emission targets, modernizing utility regulation, and improving public utility performance.
The Research Analyst will support the work of UPA in meeting these goals in effectuating the agency's Equitable Modern Grid (EMG) initiative. Through the EMG initiative, PURA has already developed new programs such as the Energy Storage Solutions Program and the Electric Vehicle Charging Program, and is currently working to:
This position may also assist PURA in establishing a performance-based regulation (PBR) framework for the state's electric distribution companies (EDCs). The PBR proceeding is a comprehensive review of Connecticut's EDC regulatory approach with the potential to transform EDC incentives and business models to ensure alignment with the public interest and policy goals such as greenhouse gas emissions reduction and customer empowerment. Additionally, the Research Analyst will aid with implementation of key portions of Public Act 20-5, known as the "Take Back Our Grid" Act, and Public Act No. 21-159, An Act Concerning Equitable Access to Broadband.
Further, the Research Analyst may also support PURA's future investigation(s) into the utilities' distribution planning practices and analysis.
|July 27, 2022|