Director Policy & Markets

Location: Denver Metro Area preferred (HYBRID), remote acceptable

Join the Clean Energy Revolution!

Are you ready to shape the future of sustainable energy? PureSky Energy is uniting communities for a sustainable future, we lead the charge in providing renewable energy solutions that invigorate progress, enhance lives, and leave a legacy of environmental stewardship.

PureSky Energy (“PSE”) is a leading renewable energy company committed to driving the transition to clean and sustainable energy solutions. We specialize in developing, constructing, and operating renewable energy projects across the United States. With a focus on innovation and a dedication to environmental stewardship, we are at the forefront of the renewable energy revolution.

Our core values include each of the following which we live and breathe daily:
Respect | The planet, our communities and each other.
Integrity | Accountability in doing the right thing.
Sustainability | Ethically carving new paths towards a better future.
Energized | The industry and our team have an exciting runway for growth, and we are just getting started

Position Overview:

PureSky Energy (formerly Amp US) is a leading developer, owner and operator of US community solar and storage projects with headquarters in Denver, Colorado. With our community solar projects, we have helped over 2,000 customers switch to clean energy and save more than $1.3 million in annual electricity bills. We are making the benefits of community solar available to all, while supporting the transition to clean energy. Join us as we continue our success as a new, fast-paced and growing organization.

What we’re looking for:

The Director of Policy and Markets is a senior-level role responsible for leading and executing strategies related to federal and state policy advocacy and market development for solar and energy storage. This position involves engaging with government agencies, policymakers, industry stakeholders, and market participants to shape and track favorable policies, regulations, and incentives that promote the growth and adoption of solar energy. This role reports to the VP of Development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Advocacy Group Management: Recommend and engage the various industry association memberships to support PureSky’s policy aspirations in the market both at the state and federal level. This starts with PureSky’s current interest and focus as well as its future goals.

  • Policy Advocacy: Develop and execute strategies to advocate for favorable federal and state policies, legislation, and regulatory frameworks that support the growth and competitiveness of the solar energy industry. Engage with policymakers, legislators, and relevant government agencies to influence decision-making and promote solar energy priorities.

  • Market Analysis and Research: Stay updated on energy policies, regulations, and market trends related to solar energy both at the legislative and commission levels. Conduct in-depth research and analysis to assess the impact of policies on the solar energy market and PureSky’s portfolio of development, construction and operating assets. Identify opportunities and potential barriers to market growth, and provide insights and recommendations to internal stakeholders.

  • Federal IRA Implementation: Track and manage information of IRA rules and guidance to apply to PureSky’s development pipeline. This will inform strategy for new/existing markets but also determine the pathway for eligibility, application and approval for certain ITC adders. With appropriate support, this role would be responsible for administering the application process for eligible IRA incentives.

  • Coalition Building and Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate with industry associations, advocacy groups, and other stakeholders to build coalitions and alliances that support shared objectives related to solar energy policy and market development. Engage with trade associations, non-profit organizations, and industry partners to drive collective advocacy efforts.

  • Policy Development and Positioning: Develop and articulate policy positions and recommendations on federal energy policies, incentives, tax credits, and regulatory frameworks that impact the solar energy sector. Collaborate with internal teams, industry experts, and external consultants to shape and communicate policy priorities effectively.

  • Government Relations and Lobbying: Establish and maintain relationships with key policymakers, congressional staff, regulatory bodies, and relevant government agencies. Represent the organization in policy discussions, hearings, and meetings. Advocate for the organization's interests and provide expertise on solar energy policy matters.

  • Legislative and Regulatory Monitoring: Monitor and analyze legislative and regulatory developments affecting the solar energy industry, including market development and tax incentive changes proposed. Assess the potential impact of proposed bills, regulations, and policy changes. Provide timely updates and recommendations to internal stakeholders.

  • Outreach and Education: Develop and implement initiatives to raise awareness and educate policymakers, stakeholders, and the public about the benefits of solar energy. Organize briefings, workshops, and events to promote understanding of solar energy policy issues and build support for industry initiatives.

  • Collaboration with Internal Teams: Collaborate with internal teams, including marketing, legal, finance, development, community solar, EPC, to align policy objectives with organizational goals. Provide guidance and expertise on policy matters to cross-functional teams.

  • Industry Representation and Thought Leadership: Serve as a spokesperson and thought leader on policy and market issues related to solar energy. Represent the organization at industry conferences, forums, and public speaking engagements. Contribute to industry publications and engage in thought leadership activities.

  • ESG Performance Reporting: Collect, analyze, and report data related to environmental, social, and governance performance. Prepare regular ESG reports for internal and external stakeholders, including investors, customers, and regulatory bodies.

  • Governance Compliance: Ensure compliance with relevant ESG regulations, guidelines, and reporting requirements. Monitor governance practices to uphold transparency, accountability, and ethical conduct.

  • Benchmarking and Industry Analysis: Keep abreast of industry trends, best practices, and benchmarking standards related to ESG, and apply insights to improve the company's ESG performance.

  • Other ad hoc projects, reports as required.

What You Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in public policy, environmental studies, economics, or a related field. Advanced degree (Master's, JD) is preferred.
  • Extensive (5 year +) experience in federal policy advocacy, government relations, or public affairs, preferably in the renewable energy sector.
  • Strong knowledge of federal energy policies, legislative processes, and regulatory frameworks.
  • Familiarity with solar energy markets, technologies, and industry dynamics.
  • Excellent understanding of federal agencies, congressional committees, and key decision-makers relevant to energy policy.
  • Proven track record of successful advocacy and engagement with policymakers and industry stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage and influence diverse stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated leadership and project management abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Passion for renewable energy and sustainability.


Exempt Position – Annual Salary: $125,000.00 - $150,000.00 USD

Bonus Opportunity: 35% of annual salary


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits, including generous company provided premium support
  • Paid Vacation Time – 3 weeks to start
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • $100 pre-tax wellness benefit

Equal Opportunity Employer:

At PureSky Energy, we know that fostering an inclusive workplace, which values diversity, inclusion, and belonging is paramount to our success. To fulfill our mission, we need people who come from all backgrounds and walks of life, who bring diverse perspectives with wide-ranging experiences, and who share in our common passion to drive innovation and change the global energy landscape.

PureSky Energy proudly embraces the principles of equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to providing opportunities for all employees and candidates. We ensure that all qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental, pregnancy, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status protected by applicable law.

PureSky Energy is committed to making our application and interview process accessible to everyone, and we encourage applications from people with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation at any stage, please contact us at In your application, we welcome you to specify your preferred pronouns (e.g. she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, etc.).

Join us in our mission in uniting communities for a sustainable future. We lead the charge in providing renewable energy solutions that invigorate progress, enhance lives, and will leave a legacy of environmental stewardship. Together, we can create a cleaner, brighter future for generations to come.

Applications will be assessed as received and the position filled once a suitable candidate has been identified. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.