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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Power Procurement

Group of employees who work at Ava Community Energy

Chris Eshleman

Director, Energy Analytics and Electric Supply

Chris manages fixed price energy hedging, risk surrounding load coverage and procurement related data analytics and visualization. Additionally, he leads the Integrated Resource Planning (IRP) process. Prior to joining Ava, Chris spent five years working on PG&E’s day ahead scheduling desk where he led the process of creating optimization based scheduling for their hydroelectric portfolio. Chris holds a Master of Engineering in Energy Systems Engineering from Lehigh University and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from San Diego State University.

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