Michael Colgrove

Energy Trust of Oregon

Michael joined Energy Trust of Oregon as Executive Director in 2016, after 15 years with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) where he was both the director of the New York City office and director of Multifamily Programs. He has extensive experience in designing, developing and implementing energy-efficiency programs that help to accelerate broad market adoption of clean energy solutions. Prior to his work with NYSERDA, Michael spent nearly six years working with low-income multifamily programs throughout New York, including implementing a program to encourage the installation of electricity reduction measures, developing environmental education programs for inner-city youth and providing building energy assessments with the Weatherization Assistance Program. He is a graduate of the New York Institute of Technology’s Energy Management master’s program and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.