Adam Forni

Principal Research Analyst

Distributed Natural Gas
Adam Forni is a principal research analyst contributing to Navigant Research’s Generation service, focusing on generator sets, microgrids, combined heat & power, and hydrogen economy technologies, including fuel cells and electrolyzers. Forni has broad technical experience covering electrical and mechanical systems, financial modeling, and construction and development processes.

Prior to Navigant Research, Forni performed renewable energy consulting for Fortune 500 clients, managing engagements resulting in more than $2 billion in new revenue. He also served as a program manager at Bloom Energy, where he managed a $100 million fuel cell portfolio for Home Depot and microgrid projects for Apple, Yahoo!, and Disney. Forni is a registered professional engineer (electrical) in California, and holds an MBA from the University of California, Irvine and a BS in mechanical engineering from Valparaiso University.
“Gensets are gaining a surge of smart features, thanks to improved controls and software, and demands from customers that they provide more services."
— Adam Forni