Dr. Bryan Hannegan is Associate Laboratory Director of Energy Systems Integration, National
Renewable Energy Laboratory, prior to that he was the Vice President, Environment and Renewables for
the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). At EPRI he lead the teams responsible for EPRI's
research into technologies and practices that enabled cleaner and more efficient renewable power
generation, and reduced 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.