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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Zac Thompson

Senior Associate, Energy Resources Program

Zac assists with Ava’s transportation electrification and local solar and storage initiatives to provide benefits to residents and businesses and increase resiliency in Alameda County. Prior to Ava, Zac served as the Zero Emission Vehicles Analyst at the City and County of San Francisco’s Department of the Environment where he helped lead the development of the City’s Electric Vehicle (EV) Ready Community Blueprint, assisted in coordinating a public-private EV Working Group, and succeeded in acquiring grant funding for medium- and heavy-duty EV pilot projects. Zac earned a B.A. in Biology from San Francisco State University.

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