Grid Connection Expert

Lead grid connection process for wind, solar, and storage projects in München, Germany. Manage relationships with network operators, review documentation, optimize financial modeling, and ensure project success.

EDP Renewables
EDP Renewables
München, Germany  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   23 days ago

About EDP Renewables

Company Overview

EDP Renewables (EDPR)

Madrid, Spain


Business Model

Renewable Energy

Development, management, and operation of renewable power plants, focusing primarily on wind and increasingly on solar energy.

Sales of electricity generated from renewable sources, government incentives for renewable energy production.

Locations & Geography

EDPR operates in three broad geographic areas: Europe, North America and South America. Specifically, in Brazil, Canada, Mexico, United States, Spain, Portugal, France, United Kingdom, Poland, Italy, Romania, Belgium and Greece.

Significant contributor to local economies through job creation and infrastructure development, particularly in regions transitioning towards renewable energy.

Company Culture

Committed to leading the energy transition to sustainability, focusing on innovation and respect for the environment.

Supports a collaborative and inclusive work environment, encourages innovation and offers opportunities for professional growth.

Invests in employee training and development to support both personal growth and the company's strategic goals.

Activities & Projects

Involved in large-scale wind and solar projects across various global markets, aiming to significantly increase its renewable capacity by 2030.

Pioneering projects in offshore wind and innovative solar technologies.

Strong focus on sustainability, aiming to achieve carbon neutrality and integrating ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) principles into its operations.

Career Opportunities

Diverse opportunities across engineering, project management, and administrative functions, particularly in renewable energy sectors.

Offers competitive benefits, including health and wellness programs, to support the well-being of its employees.

Contact Information


EDP Renewables Careers

EDP Renewables is a global leader in the renewable energy sector and the world's fourth-largest wind and solar energy producer. With a sound development pipeline, first class assets, and market-leading operating capacity, EDPR has undergone exceptional development in recent years and is currently present in 28 markets.


  • Manage and coordinate the grid connections process for new wind, solar and storage projects from preliminary site identification up to construction and then operation.
  • Taking a lead role in discussions and foster relationships with distribution and transmission network operators in Germany.


  1. Assisting in the selection of new sites, leading pre-application calls with the distribution and transmission network operators and fostering working relationships.
  2. Preparation of application documentation and reviewing received offers, providing technical advice to the development and management teams to ensure projects have technically and commercially sound connection agreements.
  3. Maintaining a network of competent consultants and managing third parties to provide technical grid support services.
  4. Work with project management and the business development teams to ensure all engineering factors are accounted for during the development process and determine and optimize grid related financial modelling inputs for ongoing projects and acquisition opportunities.
  5. Support project tendering, reviewing documentation and providing input at the concept design, detailed design and construction phases to ensure successful project delivery.
  6. In the project construction phase, support the construction team by coordinating and witnessing testing activities, analyzing plant performance, and working pro-actively with distribution and/ or transmission network operators to resolve issues while also maintaining compliance and Grid Code requirements.
  7. Representing EDP Renewables professionally, establishing and maintaining good relationships with stakeholders.


Appropriate degree in Electrical/Energy Engineering or related discipline.


From 5-8 years of experience in wind and/or solar, storage project development from a grid perspective.


  • Experience of working on renewable energy projects, ideally wind, solar and storage.
  • Strong technical knowledge of electricity grid, experience on planification, implementation and application for grid connections in Germany for renewable energy systems
  • Ability to optimization the grid connection applications.
  • .Knowledge of the AC and DC electrical design of solar PV plants and grid connection methodologies.
  • Knowledge of HV electrical equipment, control systems, SCADA, protection, and metering.
  • Knowledge of the DNO’s processes for renewable generator connections in Germany.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation with respect to electrical systems.
  • Ability to communicate complex and technical information and concepts to non-technical third parties.


Fluent German and English


  • German Driving License .Stakeholder management.
  • Able to work independently as well as a key part of a team.
  • Excellent written German and report writing skills.
  • Capable organization skills and a collaborative and skilled communicator.

Among EDPR's principles we would like to highlight diversity and inclusion as a strength in our values and practices. Reinforcing these principles has a real impact on the satisfaction of commitment, increases talent and the quality of leadership of our professionals. To achieve all our objectives, it intends to attract, develop and retain different profiles, assuming diversity as a key factor and differentiator of fundamental innovation in our organisation. We welcome and value all people, and we are committed to the inclusion and sense of belonging of each person who is part of EDPR.

What makes us proud as an employer:

TOP Employer Europe 2024 certification. Bloomberg Gender Equality Index 2022. Top Workplaces US 2022. Certification in Conciliation (Excellence) by the Más Familia Foundation;

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About the role

Jun 21, 2024

Full Time


Dec 11, 2024


EDP Renewables

München, Germany

5-8 years


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