Chris Roney is a Technical Leader at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) within EPRI’s Energy Systems and Climate Analysis Group. He co-manages EPRI’s economy-wide analysis program and was a lead author of EPRI’s Canadian National Electrification Assessment. His current research includes integrated modelling of economy-wide policy and end-use electrification dynamics, electric sector decarbonization, and bioenergy technology pathways.
Chris specializes in evaluating U.S. and Canadian decarbonization challenges and opportunities. Prior to joining EPRI, he was a Research Associate at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Joint Global Change Research Institute, where he researched the effects of deep decarbonization policies, evaluated the evolution of the transport system under electrification scenarios, and analyzed global climate impacts on the food system.
Chris holds a Master of Science with Distinction in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Swarthmore College.