Fiona Orton

Future Grid Manager, Trans Grid

The role for energy storage in supporting a stable and reliable renewable energy power system

Fiona Orton is Future Grid Manager at TransGrid, where she is responsible for long-term electricity transmission system planning. She has a special interest in energy system transformation, and how technology, regulation, and consumer preferences will shape future energy markets.
Prior to joining TransGrid, Fiona worked as a consultant and for AGL Energy, in roles spanning sustainability, energy policy, climate change, scenario planning and strategy.
She has published several articles on the need for energy policy, market design, and business models to respond to the changing energy system and consumer requirements.