Transportation Electrification Associate
East Bay Community Energy
Vanessa works on transportation electrification initiatives at East Bay Community Energy (EBCE), a California public power provider in Alameda County and the City of Tracy. Her work includes developing the agency’s public EV fast charging network and supporting the regional transition to zero-emission goods movement in and through EBCE’s service area through a Blueprint grant from the California Energy Commission. Prior to joining the Transportation Electrification team, Vanessa worked closely with senior leadership on strategic planning and ran EBCE’s 2020 utility-scale renewable energy and battery storage solicitation. Before joining EBCE, Vanessa worked in the building decarbonization space running marketing and business development for a Commercial PACE financing provider. She is a proud alumna of the Clean Energy Leadership Institute and 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.