Michael Power has B.E. (Electronic) and M.Eng.Sc. degrees from UCD. He has over 30 years’ experience of power system operation with ESB and EirGrid. He joined the ERC in 2009 as a Charles Parsons Award Researcher. He is a Fellow of CIGRÉ, the International Council on Large Electric Systems, and was awarded a CIGRÉ Technical Committee Award in 2004 for contributions to System Control and Operation. He is a senior member of the IEEE. He is currently ESIPP IT Manager.