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Principal Regulatory Affairs Analyst

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Date: Jul 28, 2022

Location(s): Houston, TX, US, 77070

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  62568 


Gexa Energy/NextEra Energy Services is one of the fastest-growing retail energy providers, delivering innovative energy solutions with affordable electricity plans, including 100 percent renewable energy plans to more than 1.1 million residential and business customers throughout North America.


Position Specific Description

At NextEra Energy, we are taking our Principal Regulatory Affairs role to the next level. These talented employees are the drivers of regulatory for the consumer market. In this role you will review and analyze direct and digital marketing campaigns in the mass market space, with strong working knowledge of applicate regulatory rules for customer enrollments, marketing and other related customer protection rules in competitive electric and gas markets. Advise and counsel on new consumer products and product structures and compliance with changing regulatory rules and varying political environments. Work closely with internal Legal team to integrate legal and regulatory compliance and deal structuring. Advise retail on transactions involving the retail sale of electricity, especially for mass markets. Work with broad based client groups and serve as the day to day Regulatory lead for mass market retail electricity transactions. Identify and communicate significant risks succinctly to senior management. Staying abreast of changing market rules and informing impacted internal business clients accordingly.  Provide Regulatory guidance on a variety of key growth initiatives including M&A efforts. Provide Regulatory support for retail natural gas transactions, and other business requirements as needed. This role will report to the Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Strategy. We truly have the best team in the business. Apply today to be a part of it!!


Job Overview

Employees in this role are responsible for regulatory interface, developing regulatory strategy, and representation of company in legal or regulatory proceedings.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Analyzes and reports on changes in regulations and their expected impacts
•   Prepares federal and state certification applications and required filings
•   Assists management in the monitoring of state and federal regulatory and legislative development to identify issues affecting company's operations and plans
•   Assists in coordinating the representation of organization's interests before state regulatory and legislative bodies or industry standard setting committees
•   Influences rules and procedures
•   Provides guidance to less experienced regulatory affairs analysts
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  High School Grad / GED
•  Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
•  Experience: 6+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  None


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Legal/Regulatory/External Affairs
Organization:  Gexa Energy LP 
Relocation Provided:  No


Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.


NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.


NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.



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