Mr. Stephen Connors is director of the Analysis Group For Regional Energy Alternatives (AGREA), part of the M.I.T. Energy Initiative (MITEI). AGREA’s primary research focus is in strategic planning in energy and the environment, emphasizing the transformation of regional energy infrastructures, such as “energy pathways”, to simultaneously address energy security, climate change and other energy challenges.
As an extension of his role as director of AGREA, Mr. Connors also coordinates several international energy initiatives involving MIT. Mr. Connors is currently a member of the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Wind Program Peer Review Panel and the editorial boards for the journals Wind Engineering and Sustainability Science.