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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Our Team


Group of employees who work at Ava Community Energy

Vanessa Gerber

Senior Associate, Transportation Electrification

Vanessa works closely with the COO and CEO on executing the Strategic Plan and operationalizing prioritized initiatives. She also supports the Power Resources team in procurement planning and compliance, while ensuring that operations for the growing team run smoothly. Prior to joining Ava, Vanessa worked in the building decarbonization space through her role running marketing and business development at CleanFund, a nationwide Commercial PACE financing provider. She holds a B.S. in Conservation & Resource Studies from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.Sc. in Environmental Change & Management from the University of Oxford.

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