Founder and CEO
Marc-André Forget boasts over two decades of experience in the energy industry and an impressive track record encompassing hundreds of projects spanning more than 40 utilities/energy companies worldwide. A Professional Engineer with a law degree, Mr. Forget’s, portfolio of 30+ patents, award-winning EPS-M asset management technology, and unwavering dedication to advancing the efficient and sustainable delivery of affordable electricity have collectively established him as an industry expert and visionary. Mr. Forget co-founded dcbel™, a trailblazing company that capitalizes on the knowledge, credibility, and network he meticulously built through strategic consulting in the energy industry. His curated team of global energy and IT experts is committed to developing products specifically designed to streamline the widespread integration and management of distributed energy resources. dcbel's flagship product, the Ara Home Energy Station, is a category-defining smart home product that has attracted interest and support from global corporations and Tier 1 investors. As an authority on decentralized energy management, utility strategy and business management, Mr. Forget has been a distinguished participant in numerous panels, roundtables, and forums focused on shaping the future of the energy industry. His most notable engagements include a talk at the 23rd World Energy Congress in Istanbul exploring the evolving landscape of utility engagement with prosumers, and his role in the invitation-only Global Electricity Roundtable organized by the Global Electricity Initiative. Mr. Forget has delivered several keynote and lecture addresses, covering diverse topics such as artificial intelligence (featured at the OECD Technology Foresight Forum), distributed energy resources (lectured at Berkeley University) vehicle-to-everything (V2X) (presented to the California Energy Commission), investment planning for utilities (discussed at ENTSO-E), and the future of utilities (addressed at the Smart Grid Conference).