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Solar Incentive Associate

Req ID:  67381

Do you want to change the world? We do, too.
The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%.  But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.
SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide.
SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 7,000 in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower.
We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is:



SunPower is seeking a Solar Incentive Associate to join the Financial Operations team in our North American Channels business. The Solar Incentive Associate will be responsible in ensuring the priced incentives is collected from Utilities and the structured economics are met to maximize cash flow.  We are looking for a renewable policy enthusiast, who is a self-starter and likes to solve complex problems with great interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interface and maintain relationships at all levels of an internal and external organization.


Additionally, the Solar Incentive Associate will be required to understand complex Solar and Storage Incentive Program’s policy and creates an efficient and sustainable operational process around it.  This role is cross-functional and requires a highly-motivated, entrepreneurial, and flexible individual who can iterate and operate in a fluid business context. 



  • Develop a detailed understanding of residential Solar and Storage incentives in key markets
  • Manage communication with Incentive Authorities in various Federal and State Jurisdictions.
  • Onboard new solar incentive program, including but not limited to creating a conceptual framework and detailed Operational requirement checklist.
  • Design a sustainable process to effectively manage Solar Incentives (Rebate, PBI, SREC, REC) cash flow
  • Provide feedback based on gathered competitive intelligence and Actual result to benchmark and improve Incentive Pricing and Financing
  • Define metrics and develop reports to be used to measure and evaluate the profitability of Solar Incentives
  • Review trends and volume metrics to identify possible gaps in the process, opportunities or potential issues.
  • Collaborate with other departments in resolving Solar Incentives related issues or improving the process
  • Manage Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) requirement with Dealer and Customers
  • Other duties as required to support team objectives



•     Bachelor's Degree in a Business, Economics, Mathematics field

•     Understanding and experience with different State Solar Incentives program

•     Ability to perform and understand regulatory analysis

•     Experience in creating process documentation

  •  Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze information with attention to detail and accuracy

•     Experience in creating reports and templates is a plus excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills as well as, time management and organization skills

•     Strong computer proficiency, which includes knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Outlook, Word and Excel).



•     Effective time management with the ability to prioritize and organize the daily workloads

•     Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently as well as be a part of a team

•     Ability to handle multiple tasks under a tight deadline

•     Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

•     Ability to handle multiple tasks while maintaining strong attention to detail

•     Strong collaboration and relationship skills

Equal Employment Opportunity
The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.

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Availability of Affirmative Action Plan for Review


SunPower is a federal government contractor. As a part of the Company’s obligations under law, it

must develop a written Affirmative Action Program (AAP) for the Disabled, Recently Separated

Veterans, Armed Forces Service Medal Veterans, Disabled Veterans and Active Duty Wartime

Or Campaign Badge Veterans and for Women and Minorities as specified by law.


Non-confidential and non-proprietary aspects of the AAP are available for inspection by applicants

and employees, consistent with applicable law, which will be made available during office hours by

contacting the EEO Officer.




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  • Lead Decisively
  • Innovate Relentlessly
  • Do the Right Thing
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