“Reducing uncertainty and managing risk: How incumbent actors are creating low carbon investment opportunities in the UK electricity sector”. The seminar is scheduled to take place on Wednesday 30 September 2015 in Room 10.05, Harold Hankins Building from 4.00 pm – 5.30 pm. Coffee and registration will begin at 3.45 pm.
[IT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. NO NEED TO BOOK]
Ronan is an interdisciplinary energy researcher working as Lecturer in science, technology and innovation studies (STIS) at the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh. He has an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering and completed a PhD in energy policy at the Sustainability Research Institute in Leeds.
His work examines the policy, market and regulatory challenges of transforming high carbon energy systems and enabling the deployment and diffusion of low carbon technologies and practices. Drawing from science and technology studies, innovation studies, and governance perspectives, he is interested in the changing relationships between regulators, government, energy companies, users and local authorities in the governance of energy systems in the UK and internationally.
Ronan is part of the Energy and Society Research Group at the University of Edinburgh which brings together energy research in sociology, STIS, social anthropology and political science.
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