Dr. Richard Hanna is a Research Associate working on Technology and Policy Assessments (TPA) for the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC). Currently he is conducting a rapid evidence assessment review for the Committee on Climate Change on timescales from basic research to commercialisation of energy technologies. Previously he was a Research Fellow at the University of Reading from 2013 to 2015. Contributing to the Dynamics of Energy Mobility And Demand (DEMAND) project, he conducted secondary analyses of time-use data to understand how the structure and social distribution of householder practices shape peak electricity demand. Richard completed his PhD at the University of Surrey in 2013, examining the influence of installer businesses on the rate of microgeneration uptake and on installation standards in the UK.
PublicationsHeat - what works? Scoping Note Innovation Timescales - Working Paper