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California Government Affairs & Policy Leader

  • Job
    Full-time
    Expert Level
  • Government & Politics
  • Sacramento
  • Quick Apply

Requirements

  • Advanced degree in economics, policy or law strongly preferred
  • At least 12 years work experience with the state legislature with strong preference toward California energy policy.
  • Proven experience working for/with the state legislature, governor’s office, the CPUC or other state regulatory commissions
  • Experience with California agencies, utilities, and entities (e.g., California Energy Commission, California ISO, muni utilities, CCAs, investor owned utilities)
  • The ability to work within and cultivate a seamless multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Excellent verbal, written and personal communication skills, including the ability to communicate complicated and technical policy points effectively
  • Demonstrated analytical ability, particularly relating to financial impacts of regulation and policy
  • Ability to rapidly digest, synthesize and summarize technical information
  • Commitment to ensuring inclusive and equitable outcomes in all that we do, both internally and externally
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently, to manage time and multiple deadlines
  • Successfully work with a broad range of partners and the ability to collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams
  • Ability to thrive in an evolving and dynamic environment
  • Passion for driving clean energy policy

Responsibilities

  • Lead Bloom’s advocacy for CA, including work before the CPUC, CARB, CEC, Governor’s office and legislature. This will include direct engagement with commissioners and staff, collaborating with our trade associations, and leading our outside counsel/consultants on policy matters.
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the policy and regulatory landscape.
  • Monitor, analyze possible impacts and respond to California state regulatory and policies and proceedings, particularly related to energy, grid services, interconnection, planning and rate design.
  • Develop and lead proactive legislative and regulatory strategies to build new market opportunities.
  • Partner with internal departments to see opportunities, determine business impacts of legislative and regulatory proposals and build and drive positive policy outcomes.
  • Identify and respond to legislative and executive branch policy changes that represent opportunities or risks to Bloom.
  • Master existing regulations that impact Bloom, and represent Bloom as a legislative and regulatory expert in meetings with regulators, agency officials, legislators, utilities, other companies, trade associations and NGOs.
  • Build and maintain a robust network of contacts, supporters, and industry colleagues to advance policy.

Bloom Energy empowers businesses and communities to responsibly take charge of their energy.

Manufacturing & Electronics
Industry
1001-5000
Employees
2001
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Bloom Energy empowers businesses and communities to responsibly take charge of their energy. The company’s leading solid-oxide platform for distributed generation of electricity and hydrogen is changing the future of energy. Fortune 100 companies around the world turn to Bloom Energy as a trusted partner to deliver lower carbon energy today and a net-zero future. The Bloom Energy Server is a distributed electric power solution built for the digital age and capable of delivering highly reliable, uninterrupted, 24x7 constant power that is also clean and sustainable. Bloom’s unique on-site power generation systems are among the most efficient on the planet, providing significantly reduced operating costs and producing dramatically lower greenhouse gas emissions. By generating power where it is consumed, Bloom Energy offers increased electrical reliability and improved energy security, providing a clear path to energy independence. Some of the largest companies in the world trust Bloom Energy to provide their businesses with clean, reliable and resilient energy. Bloom’s customers include many Fortune 100 companies and leaders in manufacturing, data centers, healthcare, retail, higher education, utilities, and other industries. The company, headquartered in San Jose, California, is growing quickly and looking to add to its dynamic team. Stay up to date with Bloom Energy through our social channels.