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Senior Solicitor - Nova Scotia Power (Filled)

Senior Solicitor
Nova Scotia Power
Nova Scotia Power Inc. is the primary electricity utility company in the province. A subsidiary of Emera Inc., Nova Scotia Power was formed following the privatization of Nova Scotia Power Inc. in 1992. Nova Scotia Power Inc. is committed to safety, health, and wellness and strives to invest in programs that create strong, healthy communities across Nova Scotia. They are dedicated to supporting programs and initiatives that promote a culture of inclusion, equity, and diversity, helping to remove barriers and advance education and awareness in Nova Scotian communities. Since 2005, Nova Scotia Power has been dedicated to transformations in environmental initiatives, renewable energy, modernization, and technological advancements. Nova Scotia Power focuses on diversifying its energy mix and incorporating renewable energy sources. The company has invested in wind power projects, such as developing wind farms at locations in Digby Neck and Amherst. Nova Scotia Power has also been involved in environmental initiatives, including reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting energy efficiency. The company has been working toward meeting renewable energy targets set by the provincial government. In the last decade, the utility tripled renewable energy from 9% to 30% and reduced coal consumption by 33%. The Senior Solicitor will be a key team player in helping Nova Scotia Power reach its goal of achieving 80% renewable electricity sales by 2030.
We are seeking a Senior Solicitor to join the Eastern Clean Energy Initiative (ECEI) team. Reporting to the Director of Legal & Regulatory, ECEI, you will be responsible for negotiating, drafting, interpreting, and reviewing contracts and legal agreements while respecting all aspects of project execution matters, including significant construction arrangements, supply of goods and services, partnerships, joint ventures, and project funding arrangements.
This role oversees programs and regulatory systems, soliciting governmental and community partners where strong technical and non-technical verbal and written communication skills will be key. You will meet with all levels of the Nova Scotia Power Board and the Corporate Leadership and Executive Leadership teams. Some travel will be required to reach community partners. You will be accountable for environmental performance related to the environmental management system processes and initiatives. If you have a strong passion for innovation in the green energy economy and environmental regulatory systems, then look no further for an opportunity to make a lasting impact on energy sales in the province of Nova Scotia.
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