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Energy Storage Applications Intern

Washington DC Metro Area, Remote

About Lightshift Energy:

Founded at the beginning of 2019, Lightshift Energy (formerly Delorean Power) focuses on the development, design, financing, construction, ownership and operations of utility-scale energy storage projects in the US.  Large-scale batteries allow our customers to save costs, operate the grid more reliably, and balance variations in wind and solar production.  Located in Arlington, VA, Lightshift Energy works with utilities and large electric consumers on sophisticated, value-maximizing approaches to energy storage and clean energy integration.  Lightshift Energy’s leadership combines decades of clean energy expertise with a commitment to accelerating the shift to a sustainable energy future through storage.

Description of Role:

The Energy Storage Applications Analyst Intern will perform macro analysis to identify target markets and emerging prospects for various energy storage applications, and work with our development team to evaluate use cases, construct projects models, and assist with site selection and design for specific opportunities. Key responsibilities for the role include:


  • Reviewing tariffs and monitoring market developments;

  • Identifying and collecting electricity market data;

  • Developing databases for storage application analysis;

  • Analyzing market data to identify opportunities;

  • Working with the executive team on innovative approaches to storage development;

  • Tailoring project models to use cases in different markets;

  • Evaluating the capacity, location and operations for specific opportunities;

  • Providing technical assistance to the development team on projects design and operations.


The Intern may also be requested to assist with general administrative and management support functions to improve operations at Lightshift Energy. The ideal candidate for this position will have previous experience in energy storage project development and knowledge of the US energy industry.



  • Pursuing a degree in electrical engineering, math, statistics or related field from an accredited university;

  • Experience with data management, analytics and coding (SAS, SQL, R, Python);

  • Knowledge and experience in the US energy industry;

  • General understanding of energy storage services and applications.


Arlington, VA headquarters but may make exceptions for candidates finishing a degree program.


Compensation and Benefits:

  • Hourly compensation provided commensurate with experience; 

  • Possible bonus incentives for successful project work.

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