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Battery Storage Business Development Director

Job details:

This role is critical to deliver Renewco’s ambitious standalone and co-located storage development targets across Europe and the US. The successful candidate is going to execute the roll-out of commercial and technical development strategies across our target markets including new geographies drawing from his/her track record and experience in established markets such as GB. The role holder is expected to demonstrate unique entrepreneurial and commercial skillsets with forward thinking and a self-starter attitude.

The role requires regular travel within Europe and to the US working alongside the local development teams and co-development partners as well as supporting the wind and green hydrogen teams for co-location technical and commercial support.

The Director will manage a small team of technical and commercial analysts to support the department as well as potentially building a team of in-country storage developers.

Key activities and responsibilities:

  • Build and lead on greenfield and co-development storage development capabilities to achieve MW targets in each of the markets with the support of local teams
  • Develop country specific market know-how and intelligence and implement origination and development strategies based on routes-to-markets for grid connection and existing or future revenue streams
  • Analyse the competitive landscape and addressable market for Renewco
  • Manage and coordinate grid consultants in target market
  • Support the executive team to analyse investment business and provide technical and commercial inputs to BESS financial models
  • Prepare and present compelling structured investment committee papers/presentations
  • Effectively communicate commercial and technical matters with colleagues and co-development partners and take lead on BESS business case modelling
  • Coordinate and build relationships with market analytics companies, asset managers, RTM providers, BESS integrators and battery suppliers
  • Follow Renewco Power’s Health and Safety policy in all aspects of the work

Qualifications and experience:

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in BESS systems in a techno-commercial role
  • Preferably engineering degree or a business degree with strong analytical skillsets
  • Excellent understanding storage routes-to-markets, revenue stacks and TSO/DSO regulations and connection processes
  • Proven track-record in the development or commercial asset management in stand-alone storage projects in the UK
  • Understanding of TSO/DSO grid networks and operations is a big plus
  • Knowledge of each of solar and wind technologies is preferred
  • Preferably experience in the design and procurement of BESS and understanding of HV equipment and substation design principles
  • Excellent communication and English writing skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel regularly


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