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President and CEO
Holy Cross Energy
Glenwood Springs, CO
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.