Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

U.S. Federal Policy Lead

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Advanced Microgrid Solutions

Arlington, VA, USA
Posted on Monday, June 26, 2023
Fluence (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services and digital applications for renewables and storage. With a presence in 30 global markets, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ platform, which delivers AI-enabled digital applications for managing and optimizing storage and renewables. The company is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids. For more information, please visit
We are guided by our passion to transform the way we power our world. Achieving our goals requires creativity, diversity of ideas and backgrounds, and building trust to effect change and move with speed.
We are Leading
Fluence currently has thousands of MW of energy storage projects operated or awarded worldwide in addition to the thousands of MW of projects managed by our trading platform—and we are growing every day.
We are Responsible
Fluence is defined by its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity.
We are Agile
We achieve our goals and meet our customer’s needs by cultivating curiosity, adaptability, and self-reflection in our teams.
We are Fun
We value the diversity in thought and experience of our coworkers and customers. Through honest, forthcoming, and respectful communications we work to ensure that Fluence is an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.
Job Description
Location: Hybrid model in Arlington VA, Alpharetta GA, San Francisco CA or Houston TX
Do you want to work to transform the global electricity industry? Do you believe that energy storage is the key to a clean energy future? Do you love learning and strive to improve the environment around you? Do you want to work at a collaborative entrepreneurial startup with the backing of two industry powerhouses, AES and Siemens?
Fluence is seeking a U.S. Federal Policy Lead to help us grow the energy storage market opportunity in the United States. You will lead Fluence’s policy and regulatory strategy in the United States, including: defining policy innovations that would grow the energy storage market and Fluence’s success, creating and driving action plans to achieve policy innovations, engaging with industry colleagues and associations to build supporting coalitions, leading defensive efforts to preserve the value of energy storage for our customers, and being an integral part of strategic planning efforts.
Key responsibilities
· Own vision, development, and execution of Fluence’s U.S. Federal policy positioning and strategy
Closely collaborate with colleagues from sales and product teams to lead the identification of policy and regulatory priorities that will advance our strategy.
· Creatively envision new policy concepts and regulatory opportunities that will meaningfully accelerate the energy storage market
· Own the creation of action plans to accomplish these priorities, including stakeholder, association, and coalition strategy
· Actively participate in Federal trade, permitting, transmission and other related energy storage regulatory issues to understand risks and opportunities for Fluence’s business
· Anticipate risks that may arise to existing customers and help customers navigate around them, including intervening in regulatory proceedings where appropriate
· Participate in association work on Fluence’s and our customers’ behalf
· Advise and collaborate with customers’ policy teams to help them achieve their goals and advise their thinking

What does the ideal person bring to Fluence?

  • 7-10 years’ experience in energy-focused policy or regulatory work
  • Deep interest in energy storage and belief in its ability to drive a cleaner energy system.
  • Experience or demonstrated interest in leading teams, cross-functional initiatives, and people management.
  • Analytical mind with the ability to connect the dots between customer business cases and policy developments, to identify where leading risks lie and where the greatest potential exists.
  • Creative mind who has the ability to see ideas and possibilities that others miss.
  • Proven ability to work well with others, and to build coalitions outside of an organization to accomplish goals.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, including comfort speaking in front of groups and ability to present to senior executives.
  • Ability to persuade others to your point of view.
  • Ownership mentality and excitement to see things through to completion.
  • Belief that you can accomplish big things (your colleagues will support you!)
  • Ability to seek and give advice and feedback.
At Fluence we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace; if you are excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply!
#hybrid #LI-hybrid
Unlimited PTO
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Pet Insurance
Generous 401K Match
Annual Bonus Incentive
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Fluence Career Page: Fluence Careers
In Colorado, the standard pay range for this role is $1325k - 160K annually. This range is specific to Colorado and California and may not be applicable in other locations.
Fluence IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status.