Community Choice Aggregation, Virtual Power Plants, a $4.5M Zero Emissions Trucking Project, & Overcoming Barriers as an LGBTQIA+ Person | Lori Bilella of Ava Community Energy

The Green Light

From a $4.5M zero emissions trucking project with Forum Mobility, to virtual power plants, to contracting with Clearway Energy Group on a solar project involving Wartsila & NEXTracker, Ava Community Energy continues to track toward 100% carbon-free power by 2030. In fact, NREL recently named Ava, a community choice aggregator, one of the top green power providers in the U.S. In this Green Light episode, Catherine spoke with Lori Bilella, Director of Clean Energy Services at Ava, about the recent initiatives their team is working on, Lori’s prior experience at Soltage & Black & Veatch, as well as some of the challenges of navigating a career in clean energy as someone who identifies as LGBTQIA+.

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