Solar Regulatory and Development Specialist - Solect

Job Locations US-MA-Hopkinton
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/22/2024 10:47 AM)
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Company Overview

Solect Energy, based in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, is the recognized leader in commercial-scale solar and energy storage. We develop smart, customized strategies based on a deep assessment of each customer’s energy needs and requirements, then deliver solar design and installation solutions, operations and maintenance services, and the most advanced energy storage systems. Solect offers proven expertise in development, technology, policy, and incentives, as well as individualized financial guidance. Our practical, systematic approach helps businesses and organizations reduce energy costs and optimize their solar investment. To date, Solect has installed over 130 megawatts of commercial PV systems, with a focus on commercial, industrial, public and institutional properties throughout New England. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter at @SolectSolar.

Solect Energy is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pattern Energy.


Job Purpose

This position is a key role within the Construction Services Group. The focus is supporting the Development, Regulatory, and Asset Management parts of the business by working with the utilities and customers on interconnection documents, securing incentives, submitting permit applications, and organizing the development phase of complex projects.


Key Functions


  • Understand, prepare, and submit documents in MA, RI, CT, ME, PA, NY & NJ and potentially other states for solar and energy storage incentives including follow through until approvals are
  • Research and monitor new and existing State and Government incentive programs.
  • Be familiar with all aspects of Regulations and be liaison between agencies and Business Development Team.
  • Monitor incentive expirations and file extensions as necessary.
  • Work with various state Incentive program staff and customers frequently on complex issues or problem resolution on billing.
  • Once a project is complete, gather and submit final documents to the utility or state agency to ultimately receive payments.
  • Serve as Back Up to Regulatory Team to file Interconnection Applications and completion documents.



  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
  • 1+ year C&I Solar PV Experience
  • Experience working with utilities and state agencies preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google Applications, and Salesforce
  • Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task, strong organizational skills and attention to detail required
  • Professional and personable demeanor and willingness to interact frequently with internal resources, clients and regulatory officials

Solect Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition to a disease, lawful off-duty conduct or political activities, or any other legally protected status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, leave of absence, compensation, and training. Discrimination based on any of the above groups is strictly prohibited. Any employee who engages in such conduct is subject to appropriate disciplinary action up to and including immediate dismissal. Solect Energy encourages its employees to bring any perceived violation of this policy immediately to the Management who will investigate their concern in as discreet a manner as possible.


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