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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Anish Patel

Director, Infrastructure Delivery

Anish is responsible for supporting strategy development and leading the execution of key infrastructure delivery projects. Driving local programs on both small and large scales, which will include at the outset implementation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure investment and behind-the-meter solar/battery storage residential program.

Before joining Ava, Anish worked at Tesla Motors, where he led facilities engineering for the global workplace, global R&D, global service/retail centers, and Tesla charging network for sales/service & delivery sites. He also has experience managing large-scale infrastructure development projects while fostering strong relationships with key business partners and consultants. Anish holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California and Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from Nirma Institute of Technology, India.

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