Kate Summers

Manager Electrical Engine...
Pacific Hydro

An internationally renowned electrical and power system control engineer, Kate has over two decades of experience in power system control, planning, and system operations in Australia. She has made significant contributions to the national debate on the technical standards and integration of renewable energy, both into the market and physically into the NEM grid; led the development of detailed technical submissions to government inquiries (most recently preparing Pacific Hydro’s submission to the Finkel Review about frequency control issues in the NEM).

Kate also served as the technical director for the Australian Wind Energy Association from 2004 – 2007, and a further five years as the Chair of the Clean Energy Council’s Grid Directorate.