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Intern-Carbon Market Analyst- Climate Connect

February 3, 2020 by Lonava Tahreen

About the Company:​

Climate Connect Ltd. applies Artificial Intelligence (AI) forecasting techniques such as Neural Networks, Support Vector Machines and Gradient Boosting, to a range of opportunities within the evolving energy ecosystem. Climate Connect was founded in 2010 by Cambridge University alumni, after rapid growth the young company now has a team of 40+ people spread across 3 main locations: Delhi (India), Pune (India), Amsterdam (NL). We also run a carbon market intelligence platform, CaliforniaCarbon.info, and so have strong business interests and are firmly embedded in the energy networks on the US West Coast.

We build forecasting and optimization software for renewable energy and storage technologies to enable asset owners to see greater returns from their investments. This may be achieved through smart analytics to improve operational efficiency; dynamic forecast to reduce the costs of variable production; or when aligned with our proprietary price forecasting, increase revenue by selling directly though to markets. As such, we recruit across a range of different skill sets: engineers, software developers, pure mathematicians, meteorologists, economists, and those with a commercial understanding of energy markets.

In sum, we build software that removes middle-men within the current energy paradigm, and returns value to the owners of generative and distributive capacity. Across almost every sector: transport, housing, even food, AI is having a revolutionary and localizing effect, Climate Connect is at the epicenter of this transformation in energy.

Otherwise, it is important for candidates to understand Climate Connect’s working environment. The vast majority of the company’s team is under 60, we have 6 different nationalities, and we have no time for ‘corporate culture’. Our philosophy to working hours and locations is entirely output focused, we allow our team to function to best suit their productivity be it working from home, at night, or on an impromptu hiking trip to the Himalayas! Team members often see business meetings spread over India, or indeed America, as opportunities to mix work and travel to give the richest working experience possible.

The Role:​

CaliforniaCarbon.info, a Climate Connect subsidiary, is looking for a full or part time intern to join our Delhi based team. Since it’s launch in 2014, CaliforniaCarbon.info has established itself as a lead analytics and information provider for the WCI carbon market, spanning the three North American jurisdictions: California, Quebec and Ontario. As an intern the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the analytics team by compiling and analyzing large sets of data and researching emerging trends across the high polluting industries capped by the WCI carbon market. In addition, the intern will be expected to engage with proponents in US and Canada to keep track of fast-evolving market developments and write weekly reports and analytics for the benefit of our subscribers. The intern will also be involved in tracking developments in the Chinese Emissions Trading Scheme. Finally, the intern will also with the event management of an international carbon event to be hosted by Climate Connect.

Job Title:

Intern – Carbon Market Analyst

Location:

Delhi

Role Type:

5 / 6 month fixed period internship

Desired Skills:

  • Enthusiasm, energy and a desire to work in a dynamic team within an international tech-driven company
  • Methodical and critical mindset for collecting and analyzing market data
  • Excellent English writing skills and ability to articulate analytical thought in an easily comprehensible manner
  • Professional inter-personal skills and proficiency in dealing with professionals from varied cultural backgrounds
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of standard analytical software such Microsoft excel (R, or SPSS a bonus)
  • Demonstrated interest in climate policy, economics or commodities trading
  • A minimum of an under-graduate degree in energy and environment related fields, economics, sciences or business
  • Willingness to work with flexible hours

Qualification:

  • Post Graduate degree in energy and environment-related fields, economics, sciences or business
  • Excellent English writing skills and ability to articulate analytical thought in an easily comprehensible manner

Compensation:

Based on experience

Application:

Interested candidate can share their CV along with Covering letter on mentioned email id: piyush.guhe@climate- connect.com / hr@climate-connect.com

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