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Industry Analyst, Cleantech

Navigant Research is seeking industry analysts to author reports on a contractual project basis, with the potential to transition to a full-time position in the future. The research process includes a series of executive interviews with industry participants, synthesis of secondary research information, and creation of quantitative models and forecasts for the sector being covered. Our clients include technology and energy companies, government agencies, industry associations, and the investor community.

Candidates should have expertise in one or more of the following areas:
  • Renewable energy (solar, wind, etc.)
  • Bioenergy (biofuels, biogas, biomass power, etc.)
  • Smart grid technologies (AMI/smart meters for electric/gas/water, microgrids, smart energy for homes and buildings, smart grid IT systems, utility communications networks, utility and smart grid data analytics, V2G, etc.)
  • Electricity transmission systems (FACTS, HVDC, transmission power electronics, synchrophasors, etc.)
  • Distribution automation (solid state transformers, outage management systems, conservation voltage reduction, advanced protective relays, Volt/VAR control, etc.)
  • Advanced batteries and energy storage (EV batteries, lithium ion batteries, battery management systems, ultracapacitors, UPS, etc.)
  • Combined heat and power (CHP or cogeneration) for residential, commercial, and industrial markets
  • Energy management (home area networks, home energy management, smart thermostats, energy management systems for commercial and industrial markets, data center energy management, etc.)
  • Building efficiency (green building, building automation and control systems, building energy management systems, ESCOs, utility energy efficiency programs, etc.)
  • Energy efficient lighting (LED lighting, high-bay commercial lighting, advanced architectural lighting, lighting controls, DC powered commercial lighting, outdoor lighting systems, residential energy efficient lighting, LED lighting for vertical markets, etc.
  • Energy efficiency and energy management for vertical markets (healthcare, hospitality, retail, SMB markets, etc.)
  • Industrial energy technologies (industrial control systems, energy management for industrial markets, inverters, sensor networking, energy efficient manufacturing, etc.)
  • Clean transportation (hybrid, electric, biofuels, natural gas, hydrogen, clean diesel, etc.)
  • Utility policy and regulatory issues
  • Emerging energy technologies (energy harvesting, wireless power, distributed nuclear, etc.)
Key competencies:
  • At least 5-10 years of relevant work experience
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Solid quantitative analysis, ability to create forecasts using assumptions gleaned from primary research
  • Strong secondary research / information discovery and aggregation skills
  • Good interviewing skills
  • Technology market research / industry analysis / financial & equity research experience is strongly preferred

Geographic location is flexible.

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Research Associate, Smart Buildings

Buildings are one of the largest contributors to energy consumption on a worldwide basis, and as such present a tremendous opportunity for energy efficiency and energy management technologies and practices.  The emergence of smart building technologies is presenting a number of new business opportunities, but also poses significant challenges to industry players, creating a market environment of uncertainty and rapid change.   This entry-level Market Research Associate position gives you the opportunity to help bring analytical clarity to a fast-changing market, while at the same time building valuable business skills.

The Market Research Associate will provide background research and data analysis support for our analysts working on research topics in our Smart Buildings program, including the following areas:

  • Green buildings
  • Building energy management
  • Building automation systems
  • Energy efficient lighting
  • Energy efficiency programs for residential and commercial markets

The Market Research Associate role includes a heavy emphasis on internet research, searching through company financial filings, government reports, media reports, subscription databases, and other sources to compile information on a given subject.  Assignments can be anywhere from 2 hours to 2 weeks in duration, and there’s always something new.

Key competencies for the position include:

  • Excellent internet search skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, database skills are a plus
  • Strong writing skills
  • Familiarity with data analysis
  • Interest in emerging technology and energy markets

Orientation for the position includes an introduction to the office environment, other staff members, and Navigant Research’s business model, methodology and processes.  Training includes in-depth, day-to-day coaching on best practices for market research data gathering and analysis.  Evaluation sessions will be conducted monthly, with more informal two-way feedback discussions on an ongoing basis.  The Market Research Associate will have the opportunity to work closely with other highly experienced research analysts within the company.

This position is based in our London, UK office.

Please click the link below to apply for this position through our corporate Careers system.

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Research Associate, Smart Energy

Advanced energy technologies are fueling innovation across a variety of industrial sectors worldwide, creating new business models and market structures for utilities and enterprises alike.  Navigant Research is dedicated to an in-depth, objective examination of the business opportunities, policy and regulatory factors, business and financing models, and applications for smart energy technologies in various industry verticals.  We publish research reports and provide consulting services in a number of emerging sectors including renewable energy, smart transportation, smart grid, and energy-efficient buildings, to name a few.

The Market Research Associate will provide background research and data analysis support for our industry analysts working on research topics in our Smart Energy program, including the following areas:

  • Solar energy
  • Wind energy
  • Emerging renewable energy technologies
  • Biofuels
  • Biopower
  • Energy storage
  • Advanced batteries
  • Fuel cells
  • Distributed generation
  • Microgrids

The Market Research Associate role includes a heavy emphasis on internet research, searching through company financial filings, government reports, media reports, subscription databases, and other sources to compile information on a given subject.  Assignments can be anywhere from 2 hours to 2 weeks in duration, and there’s always something new.

Key competencies for the position include:

  • Excellent internet search skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, database skills are a plus
  • Strong writing skills
  • Familiarity with data analysis
  • Interest in emerging technology and energy markets

Orientation for the position includes an introduction to the office environment, other staff members, and Navigant Research’s business model, methodology and processes.  Training includes in-depth, day-to-day coaching on best practices for market research data gathering and analysis.  Evaluation sessions will be conducted monthly, with more informal two-way feedback discussions on an ongoing basis.  The Market Research Associate will have the opportunity to work closely with other highly experienced research analysts within the company.

This position is based in our Boulder, Colorado office.

Hours:              Up to 20 hours per week, flexible schedule

Pay Rate:          $15 per hour

Please click the link below to apply for this position through our corporate Careers system.

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