Policy Analyst Role (Solar and Storage)




[email protected]


Central London


TBC - Commensurate with experience






The successful applicant will be focused on coordinating the REA member forums for solar PV and energy storage. This includes working with the REA’s Head of Power and Flexibility and Director of Policy, as part of the policy team, to help advance an economy built on renewable energy and clean technologies.

The position provides an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to work on energy policy and follow industry developments as the UK seeks to meet its 2050 Net Zero emission target.

The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, personable, and able to be an external ambassador for the REA’s work in decarbonising the power sector. There is also career progression, with the chance to become an expert in continuously evolving energy policy areas.

Duties include:

  • A key player in the REA’s renewable Power and Flexibility pillar, including themes of solar energy; energy storage (in all its forms) and bioenergy (inc. energy from waste) technologies.
  • Coordinating member’s forums for solar PV and energy storage, including arranging meetings, recording minutes, and delivering on agreed actions.
  • Be seen by stakeholders as the go-to person on relevant policy areas.
  • Keeping members up to date with policy developments by producing informative and engaging newsletters and briefings.
  • Help make representations on behalf of REA members through written consultations responses and in meetings with civil servants, regulators, parliamentarians, and wider stakeholders.
  • Helping to organise events, and presenting on behalf of the REA at external events.
  • Other ad hoc duties as required.

Skills required:
Qualifications and Experience

  • Educated to degree level
  • Evidence of having worked in a policy environment
  • Evidence of interest in renewables/climate change


  • Some existing knowledge of relevant solar and storage technologies, grid arrangements and policies impacting these, is advantageous, but not essential.
  • Good awareness of parliamentary and political processes.
  • A good understanding of energy and environmental policy.
  • Experience in other energy sectors is also welcome, but not essential.

Skills and Ability

  • Analytical
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Public presentation skills
  • Ability to organise meetings and events
  • Evidence of desk-based research skills

Closing Date: 7th March 2022

Interview/Start Dates
We will be looking to interview within the week commencing the 14th March 2022.
Start Date: ASAP

Application Details
To apply for this role please send a CV and covering letter, stating why you would be suitable for the role, to [email protected] by midday on the 7th March.