East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) is now Ava Community Energy (Ava). New name, new look. Same clean energy, low rates, and local programs.

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Service Plans

East Bay businesses are enjoying green energy at low rates. Choose from different service plan options, including 100% renewable energy and a lower-cost basic plan or return to PG&E bundled service.

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The following comparison is for an average small commercial customer on the B-1 rate schedule. Here is a detailed breakdown of rates.

Bright Choice: Price: 5% below PG&E rates
Renewable 100: Price: 1/4 cent per kWh above PG&E rates

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Click here to learn more about the benefits of Renewable 100 for your business (PDF)


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100% California solar & wind energy

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100% eligible renewable

Price: 1/4 cent per kilowatt hour above PG&E rates



  • $225.16 electric generation
  • $386.53 electric delivery
  • $11.61 additional non-Ava fees

Our basic plan, which provides savings compared to PG&E rates

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49.4% eligible renewable energy

Price: 5% below PG&E rates



  • $210.02 electric generation
  • $386.53 electric delivery
  • $11.61 additional non-Ava fees

For comparison, your previous basic plan

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38.3% eligible renewable energy



  • $221.69 electric generation
  • $386.53 electric delivery
  • $11.61 additional non-Ava charges

Figures reflect Ava’s actual power mix from 2022 (most recently published). In accordance with Ava's goal of providing 100% carbon-free electricity by 2030, we forecast that the Bright Choice power mix will be 50% from renewable energy sources in 2022 and 54% in 2023. Historic power mix is published annually each summer for the preceding year.

*Based on an average B-1 customer using 1,386 kWh/month. The rate components do not sum exactly to the Total due to rounding.

You can change your service plan any time with Ava service, or choose PG&E by clicking on the “Click Here” buttons above.

If you previously opted out of Ava service and wish to return, click here.

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