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Renewable Energy Innovation Intern

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Job Description

Do you want to work with high caliber professionals in a dynamic and growing company? Are you entrepreneurial, hard-working, and collegial? Are you committed to advancing the clean energy revolution? Join us at SB Energy, a world-leading company backed by SoftBank and Ares pairing cutting-edge innovation with best-in-class execution. Our Mission is to provide flexible renewable energy at scale, accelerating the global energy transition and benefiting our planet, customers, communities, and people.

SB Energy develops, constructs, and owns & operates some of the largest and most technically advanced renewable projects across the United States, with headquarters in Redwood City, CA. The company was launched in 2019 and has quickly become one of the largest solar and storage developer/IPPs in the U.S. With almost 3 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy projects in operation or under construction and a multi-GW pipeline, SB Energy is building the renewable energy future – today. SB Energy also utilizes its strong culture of innovation to identify and incorporate new technology into our projects, including our AI-based digital platform, to deliver renewable energy that is local, reliable, and matched to load.

Come join us in accelerating the energy transition to cleaner, more sustainable sources of power!

SB Energy Summer Internships!

Are you looking for an internship to jumpstart your career? If so, you have come to the right place! SB Energy has exciting summer internship opportunities. We are currently searching for students or alumni interested in gaining hands-on experience at a fast-paced and innovative renewable energy company. Our mission is to provide flexible renewable energy at scale, accelerating the global energy transition and benefiting our planet, customers, communities, and people. Our internships have a specific focus, but often get broader exposure to SB Energy's business, gaining insight into different areas of the company and the renewable energy industry.

Benefits Of a SB Energy Internship

  • Apply skills and knowledge learned in the classroom to on-the-job experiences
  • Comprehensive, value-added project(s)
  • Work in teams and with cross-functional colleagues in a professional environment
  • Develop technical skills specific to your major
  • Gain opportunities for professional development by building relationships and learning from industry professionals in a live business environment
  • Final project summary presentation to the team

This internship will help you acquire marketable engineering skills by participating in key engineering and innovation initiatives and hands-on projects that will benefit SB Energy. You will gain broad experience in engineering principles, innovation principles, renewable energy and storage technologies, electricity market fundamentals, coding and artificial intelligence algorithms, and data analytics. The successful intern should be prepared to enter a fast-paced, collaborative work environment.

Responsibilities:

The Engineering and Innovation (E&I) team at SB Energy provides technical insights and assists decision-making across all life cycle phases of renewable projects, from development, construction, and to operations and maintenance. SB Energy is seeking an intern to assist innovation-related activities within the E&I department. In particular, the intern will:

  • Assist in-field operations and analysis of data generated by novel hardware and software technologies installed at SB Energy's Innovation Center near Denver, CO
  • Develop optimization and control algorithm(s) for multiple renewable energy sources co-located with different types of storage
  • Implement the algorithm(s) at the Innovation Center and monitor performance
  • Analyze the raw data and contextualize insights for a general audience

Skills And Experience

  • Working on a degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or other technical degree from ABET-accredited university. Working towards a graduate degree is a plus.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering principles, data analysis, and statistics. Experience using python for modeling or data analysis is a plus.

Location: Redwood City, CA or Denver, CO. We have a hybrid office and remote work set up.

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