Jose Torre-Bueno

President, Board Member, Executive Director

Dr. Jose Torre-Bueno is a founder and the Executive Director of the Center for Community Energy. He is a green technology scientist and environmental advocate.

An expert in battery technology, photovoltaic systems, utility rates, and modeling energy demand, Dr. Torre-Bueno has become a contributor to the development of Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) programs, and has been meeting with local governments to educate and encourage them to buy in to CCAs. 

With over a decade of working in green technology, he has extensive expertise in designing, optimizing, and building photovoltaic/battery combined systems. Dr. Torre-Bueno has been awarded 34 patents for his inventions, and has a pending patent on using advanced mathematics to optimize the energy improvements to a building. 

Dr. Torre-Bueno has decades of experience in presenting complex technical information to audiences with all levels of expertise, and has been a driver in groundbreaking product development for green technology and the biotech industries.  He received his PhD from The Rockefeller University.