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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Eleanor Smith

Account Rates and Equity Manager

Eleanor oversees programmatic and rate-related efforts aimed at implementing solutions to utility debt and disconnections and supporting disadvantaged and underserved populations within Ava service territory. She has over 10 years of experience in the utility industry and has worked at PG&E and the CPUC. Most recently, Eleanor worked on PG&E’s Demand Response team, where she managed an emergency load reduction program that helped stabilize the electric grid during emergency shortages. Eleanor graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.S. in Environmental Economics and Policy.

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