Energy Manager, City of Cincinnati
Michael Forrester is the Energy Manager for the City of Cincinnati. Heis responsible for the purchase of natural gas and electricity for both City government and for its residents through the Cincinnati Aggregation Program. Through these programs, the City purchases 100% green electricity for City facilities, residents and was the 1st aggregation program to offer renewable natural gas in the country beginning in 2017. Michael is also responsible for energy efficiency improvements at City facilities and is currently working to develop 25 megawatts of solar throughout the City. In addition, he manages the City’s residential energy programs which include the Get Efficient Program and the SolarizeCincy program, both of which have resulted in significant investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy by Cincinnati homeowners. He is a graduate of both Miami University and Indiana University.