In Alameda County, we know powerful and lasting change comes from the ground up. That’s why we’re showcasing leaders in our community that are passionate about cleaner energy and choose to support EBCE as the county’s community choice energy provider. The opportunity for change has never been brighter and it starts with us.
Nicole G., Berkeley
Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Roam Artisan Burgers, Oakland
Roam Artisan Burgers is a fast-casual artisan burger restaurant located in Uptown, Oakland.
Pacific Ring Sports has been a local martial arts gym since 2004, specializing in Muay Thai, Boxing, Jiu Jitsu, and MMA. They enjoy being in Alameda County because of the diversity of culture and great weather.
Owner, Pacific Ring Sports
Beth W., Oakland
Pick-n-Pull has been happily serving the City of Oakland and Alameda County for over 60 years. They believe that similar to EBCE, their business contributes to local benefits and a sustainable future.
Sustainable Program Manager, Schnitzer Steel (Pick-n-Pull)
Five Little Monkeys is a toy store with locations in both Albany and Berkeley. They also have locations in Walnut Creek, Novato, and Burlingame.
Owner, Five Little Monkeys
Five Little Monkeys has high hopes about the East Bay’s future and wants to encourage children about sustainable living.
Igor T., Berkeley
House Kombucha is a family-run, community business dedicated to bringing the ancient tradition of fermenting living, probiotic teas into modern light. Founded by Rana Lehmer-Chang in 2009, it’s become an integral part of the San Francisco Bay Area’s thriving food economy.
Beyond just making a great tasting and healthy beverage, they are a young, owner-operated, social enterprise. They value quality craftsmanship, health and safety, local economic development, and environmental stewardship. They distribute their kombucha in bottles and kegs through a growing network of coops, neighborhood cafes, offices, popular grocery outlets, and natural food stores.
Founder, House Kombucha, San Leandro
Director of Sustainability, UC Berkeley
Joining EBCE helps ensure UC Berkeley meets its commitment – and the larger goal of the University of California system’s “Carbon Neutrality Initiative” – to emitting net zero greenhouse gases from its buildings and vehicle fleet by 2025.