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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Lori Bilella

Director, Clean Energy Services

Lori leads Ava’s Clean Energy Services team, which helps our customers electrify everything through local services, such as Public DC Fast Chargers, Municipal Fleet Charging, Public E-Mobility Solutions, Solar and Storage, and Building Electrification.

Lori joins Ava with 20+ years of progressive experience in renewable energy and other innovative climate change strategies. During this time, Lori has contributed to the deployment of nearly 2GWs of renewable energy globally, ranging from residential, commercial, and utility scale projects. Lori has a proven track record of effecting positive change through product strategy, financial and technical due diligence, project origination and development, coalition building, and community engagement. Lori holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering, and Science, Technology and Society, from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and an MBA from Penn State University.

When not working on electrifying everything, Lori enjoys making music, rock climbing, and connecting with nature with their child Mayla and tiny pup Olive.

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