Sarah Stanley is a part-time PhD fellow in the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College Dublin. Sarah has a Master of Economic Science in Economic and Environmental Modelling from the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) and a Bachelors Degree in Economics, Politics and Law from Dublin City University (DCU). Prior to starting her PhD, Sarah has worked as an economic analyst in the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) and as the lead modeller of the Irish 2050 Pathways Calculator as part of the Ireland 2050 project. Her work in the PhD will focus on power systems modelling and testing the viability of evolving electricity markets with a higher share of wind and other forms of renewable generation on the grid. She is funded by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment under the EMPowER project.