Speaker Details: Michael Forrester

Michael Forrester

Energy Manager, City of Cincinnati, Office of Environment and Sustainability


Michael Forrester is the Energy Manager for Cincinnati. He is responsible for the purchase of gas and electricity for City government and its residents through the Cincinnati Aggregation Program. These programs purchase 100% green electricity for City facilities, residents, and was the 1st aggregation program to offer renewable natural gas to residents. Michael oversees efficiency improvements at City facilities and is working to power City operations through 100% renewable energy which includes building 25+ megawatts of solar in Greater Cincinnati. In addition, he manages the City’s residential energy programs which include the Get Efficient Program and the SolarizeCincy program. He is a graduate of both Miami University and Indiana University.