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Prof Peter Connor

Associate Professor in Sustainable Energy Policy


Telephone: 01326 371870

Dr Peter Connor joined the university in 2005 as a Lecturer in Renewable Energy Policy.  He is now an Associate Professor of Sustainable Energy Policy.  Peter researches and teaches in national policy for the effective promotion of renewable energy technologies and their integration into increasingly smarter grids. He has a particular interest in the design and implementation of policy and regulation to support renewable energy sources of both electricity and of heat within the UK and amongst EU Member States. He is also interested in policy and regulation as it applies to the development of smarter delivery of energy.

Membership of professional bodies

Member of British Institute of Energy Economics

Member of Council, British Institute of Energy Economics, 2009-2018

Member of the International Association of Energy Economics

Links with other Universities

Peter's current research involves work with various institutions. University partners include the Technical University of Delft, ETH Zurich, University of East Anglia and Plymouth University.



Administrative responsibilities

Library Liaison Officer, Renewable Energy


PhD, Open University (2002)

MSc Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Coventry University (1997)

BSc Chemistry, University of Warwick (1992)