Project Acquisition Associate

Business Development · Annapolis, Maryland
Department Business Development
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Overview:  New Energy Equity is a national end-to-end solar development and finance company, having successfully completed more than 250 projects totaling more than 500 megawatts across the United States. We are dedicated to clean energy and the nation’s energy transformation.  Employees that join NEE, no matter the level, will be working in a highly collaborative environment with regular and direct access to tenured executives.  The Project Acquisition Associate role is responsible for working hand in hand with the deal team to acquire and close distributed generation solar projects from our partners. We are seeking a motivated individual that has a strong attention to detail, good financial acumen and experience working in and negotiating deal documents.


Job Duties include the following. Other duties may be assigned:                            

  • Will support the deal team in organizing diligence requirements, exhibits, QA logs and other critical deal information
  • Ensure that critical tasks are completed on time and responsible for following up with our partners to get critical documentation in a timely manner
  • Responsible for running high-level financial models
  • Responsible for maintaining closing timelines, diligence lists and organizing the deal teams to successfully close projects on schedule
  • Maintain knowledge of solar economic market trends, local market policies, general industry costs and key industry players
  • Organize and keep track of all project closing efforts
  • Attend trade shows (1-2 per year)
  • Travel to meet with partners during the deal, as needed
  • Support forecasting activities and opportunity tracking activities in
  • Other duties may be assigned



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What You Need to be Successful

  • 1-2 years of experience working either in a solar or a finance role
  • Experience with financial modeling a plus
  • College degree in either a business or technical related degree
  • High level of proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Adobe

About New Energy Equity


Founded in 2013, New Energy Equity develops and finances solar power generation assets, providing clean electricity to commercial, industrial, municipal, and utility customers under long-term contracts. New Energy Equity, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE (NYSE:ALE), has successfully developed over 330MW of solar projects and closed more than $600M in clean energy investments. The company was ranked as the 7th Top Solar Developer and the 8th Top Solar Contractor on Solar Power World’s “2021 Top Solar Contractors” list and voted one of the fastest-growing energy companies in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia by Inc. Magazine. To learn more, visit


We offer an engaging and supportive work environment, with professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States to be considered.

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  • Location
    Annapolis, Maryland
  • Department
    Business Development
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience