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Director of Business Development, Mid-Western Markets

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Apex Clean Energy

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Charlottesville, VA, United States

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30+ days ago

Company Description

Apex Clean Energy develops, constructs, and operates utility-scale wind and solar power facilities across North America. Our mission-driven team of more than 250 renewable energy experts uses a data-focused approach and an unrivaled portfolio of projects to create solutions for the world’s most innovative and forward-thinking customers. For more information on how Apex is leading the transition to a clean energy future, visit

Apex strives to excel in every phase of project realization, from origination and financing to construction and asset management. Our mission-driven team seeks determined, resolute individuals who strive to innovate and go above the call of duty, and who will relentlessly do their part to help accelerate the shift to America’s clean energy future.

Job Description

Apex is seeking a Director of Business Development to lead marketing of renewable energy and associated products and solutions in MISO, SPP, and WECC. This individual will work with utility and other counterparties to identify opportunities for Apex to leverage its portfolio of wind, solar, and storage projects and its capabilities to help customers set and achieve renewable energy goals.


  • Identify and pursue opportunities to commercialize Apex wind, solar, and storage projects through offtake agreements or the sale of projects.
  • Develop and broaden relationships with key utility customers, including regulated and unregulated investor owned, cooperative, municipal, and federal utilities.
  • Participate in utility resource planning and state regulatory processes
  • Lead Apex responses to utility Requests for Proposals
  • Work with Apex Business Development, Finance, Transmission and Regulatory teams to identify customer goals / constraints and to develop proposals to accomplish goals.
  • Identify and pursue opportunities to work collaboratively with customers to pursue system solutions, including greenfield development of generation, storage, and transmission projects.
  • Provide recommendations to Business Development and New Markets teams as we evaluate expansion of the portfolio and pursuit of new business lines.


  • Significant prior experience with utility procurement and planning
  • Knowledge of power systems, utility decision making, and regulatory processes
  • Network of contacts within electric utility industry
  • Driven and creative individual with the ability to understand and communicate technical solutions to a diverse set of stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively engage with all team members and other high-profile audiences with a high level of finesse, diplomacy, and professionalism
  • Willing to travel as required up to 30%
  • Flexibility on location in Charlottesville or in the Midwest

Additional Information

What Apex Can Offer You

  • A mission-driven, energetic environment
  • Collaborative and driven professional workforce committed to supporting your ideas and feedback and accelerating your potential
  • Ongoing support and guidance such as on-the-job learning, hands-on experience, and mentorship
  • Training, strategies, and tools to support your personal and professional growth
  • Team atmosphere of diverse professionals committed to making an impact as an organization
  • Opportunities to volunteer and give back to our local communities
  • Exceptional benefits such as medical and dental; 401(k) with corporate match
  • Base and bonus commensurate with experience
  • Responsible Paid Time Off plus standard company holidays
  • Benefits Offered: comprehensive high-deductible health plans, dental and vision insurance plans, short-term and long-term disability, group life insurance, 401(k) corporate matching, flexible spending arrangements, company paid parking and cell phone, fitness and wellness corporate discounts

Apex Clean Energy, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.