Clean Energy
Jul 28, 2021 12:00 PM
Girish Balanchandran
Clean Energy

As the Chief Executive Officer, Girish Balachandran develops and implements strategies to empower the Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) team and community to achieve its ambitious decarbonization goals. SVCE’s mission is to reduce dependence of fossil fuels by providing carbon free, affordable and reliable electricity and innovative programs for the SVCE community. He leads the passionate employees of SVCE as  they creatively solve challenges in the electric supply, built environment and transportation sectors.


Girish has more than 29 years of experience in California utilities, including his current role as CEO of Silicon Valley Clean Energy.  For the previous 11 years, Girish served as the General Manager of Riverside Public Utilities (RPU) and Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) and prior to that period he worked for the City of Palo Alto Utilities. He holds a Bachelor and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering.