Dr David Elliott is Emeritus Professor of Technology Policy. He has been involved with the production of a range of OU courses in Design and Innovation, with an emphasis on how the design and innovation process can be steered towards the development of socially and environmentally appropriate technologies. His main research interests relate to the development of sustainable energy technologies, and in particular renewable energy based systems. He is editor of the journal 'Renew'.
Phone: +44 (0) 1908 653197
Fax: +44 (0) 1908 653858
Elliott D, (2012) 'Fukushima: Impacts and Implications', Palgrave, in press.
Elliott D, (2012) 'Emergence of European Supergrids', Energy Strategy Reviews, http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211467X12000120
Elliott D, (2012) 'Windpower: opportunities, limits and challenges' chapter in Szarka J. et al 'Learning from Windpower: Governance and Societal Perspectives on Sustainable Energy', Palgrave.
Elliott D, (2012) 'Sustainable Energy in the New Europe' with T. Cook, chapter in Shmelev S. et al 'Sustainability Analysis: An Interdisciplinary Approach', Palgrave.
Elliott D, (ed) (2010) 'Nuclear or not? Does nuclear power have a place in a sustainable energy future?' (2nd updated edition), Palgrave.
Elliott D, (ed) (2010) 'Sustainable Energy: Opportunities and Limitations' (2nd edition) Palgrave.
Elliott D, (2009) 'Marine renewables: a new innovation frontier', Technology Analysis & Strategic Management. Vol. 21, No. 2, February, 2009, pp267–275 [pdf]
Elliott D, (2006) 'Energy Regime Choices: Nuclear or Not?', Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, Vol. 18, No. 5, 1-6, December [84.5 KB]
Elliott D, (2005), 'Comparing Support for Renewable Power' in V Lauber (ed) 'Switching to Renewable Power' Earthscan, pp 219-227, 2005, ISBN 1902916-65-4 [191.0 KB]
Elliott D, (2004), 'Energy Efficiency and Renewables' Energy and Environment, Vol. 15, No. 6, pp 1099-1105 [pdf, 158.8 KB]
Elliott D, (2003), 'Energy, Society and Environment', Routledge, second, enlarged edition, 464 pages ISBN 0-415-30485-7/30486-5
'New Energy-New Europe' project, which has been supporting the development of energy technology diversification programmes in the new EU member countries.
Ongoing project reviewing UK renewable energy strategic development and support policies.
Professor Elliott was trained initially as a physicist and worked for the UK Atomic Energy Authority, Harwell and then for the CEGB, Bristol, before joining the Open University as a Lecturer in the Technology Faculty in 1971. He has a BSc Hons degree in Applied Physics and a PhD in Solid State Electronics. He retired from the OU in 2009, but is an Emeritus Professor.
Professor Elliott is editor of Palgrave Macmillan's 'Energy, Climate and Environment' monograph series and editor of Renew, a journal devoted to disseminating information about the development of sustainable energy technologies: see http://eeru.open.ac.uk/renew_online.htm, http://eeru.open.ac.uk/natta/rol.html and http://www.natta-renew.org
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