Bryan Hannegan,Ph.D.

Vice President

Environment and Renewables, Electric Power Research Institute







Dr. Bryan Hannegan is Vice President, Environment and Renewables for the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). In this capacity, he leads the teams responsible for EPRI’s research into technologies and practices that enable
cleaner and more efficient renewable power generation, and reduce the environmental footprint associated with electric
power generation, delivery and use. In addition to his work leading Environment and Renewables, Dr. Hannegan also
served as Vice President, Generation for EPRI during 2008- 2009 with a focus on enabling technologies for reliable and
sustainable fossil generation.

Prior to joining EPRI in September 2006, Hannegan served as the Chief of Staff for the White House Council on
Environmental Quality (CEQ), coordinating Federal agency policies and activities on a wide range of energy and
environmental issues affecting air, water, land, and ecosystems. During that time, he also served as an acting
Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, helping to formulate the Advanced Energy Initiative and to
implement the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Between 1999 and 2003, Hannegan served as Staff Scientist for the U.S.
Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, where he handled energy efficiency, renewable energy,
alternative fuels, and environmental aspects of energy production and use.

Dr. Hannegan holds a doctorate in earth system science, a Master of Science in engineering, both from the University
of California, Irvine, and a Bachelor of Science in meteorology from the University of Oklahoma. He is a member of the California Council on Science and Technology.