About EPRA

EPRA Energy is a technopark company in Türkiye, providing advanced power system engineering services in electric generation, transmission, and distribution sectors and power markets.

EPRA Energy offers power systems modeling and analysis solutions in a broad perspective, including transmission and distribution networks, smart grids, microgrids, renewable generation, and storage technologies.

EPRA Energy is the official representative and solution partner of DIgSILENT GmbH in Türkiye, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkmenistan.

EPRA Energy also represents OPAL-RT (Canada) in Türkiye in providing HIL (Hardware-in-the-Loop) real-time simulator solutions.

Our Vision: To be among the international leading companies that provide advanced engineering solutions in the power systems area.

Our Mission: To develop engineering solutions and algorithms for reliable, sustainable, and affordable power systems with adding value to data through advanced modeling and analysis techniques.

Company Executives

   Dr. Osman Bülent Tör
Dr. Tör received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Türkiye, in 1998, 2001, and 2008, respectively. With 20+ years of experience in the electrical power sector, he has developed and managed projects related to power systems for public and private clients. He currently serves as the CEO of EPRA, of which he has been a founding partner since 2012.. Before this position, he led the Power Systems Analysis and Planning Department of TÜBİTAK-Ankara, serving as a chief power system R&D engineer for 12 years. Dr. Tör also lectured part-time at METU, teaching courses in Power System Planning and Stability and Dynamics of Power Systems from 2010-2014. He is the author of several high-level journal papers in the power system area and served as the editor of the IEEE Transactions on Power Systems Journal during 2011-2013, specializing in power system planning. Dr. Tör has also been involved in several international projects, specializing in market modeling, grid modeling, and analysis, integrating renewable energy sources into grids, the flexibility of power systems, and stability and dynamics of power systems.
   Mahmut Erkut Cebeci
Mahmut Erkut Cebeci earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Türkiye, in 2005 and 2008, respectively. He has over 15 years of experience in the electrical power sector, specializing in power systems modeling, simulations, and technical analysis of power transmission and distribution grids. As the current Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of EPRA, he joined the company in April 2014 after serving as the head of the Power Systems Analyses and Planning Department of TÜBİTAK MAM-Ankara for nine years. Mr. Cebeci has been involved in several international projects, including the operation and planning of power systems, grid integration of renewable energy sources, the flexibility of power systems, stability and dynamics of power systems, frequency, and voltage control systems, automatic generation control (AGC) systems, and optimization techniques in power systems. He has strong DigSilent PowerFactory and MATLAB / Simulink modeling and analysis skills. He has developed several Python script algorithms that integrate with DigSilent PowerFactory for the optimization of modeling and grid analyses.
   Dr. Saeed Teimourzadeh
- Director | R&D
Dr. Saeed Teimourzadeh is the R&D Director at Electric Power Research and Analysis (EPRA) in Ankara, Türkiye. He earned his Ph.D. in power electrical engineering from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Tehran, Iran, in 2018. He also worked as a Research Associate with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, IL, USA, from 2016 to 2017. Dr. Teimourzadeh has extensive experience in managing international and local R&D projects and has been involved in several projects for generation, transmission, and distribution companies. His research background includes renewable generation technologies, modeling and simulation of power systems and power markets, flexibility measures for power systems, stability and dynamics of power systems, and developing scripts for power system analysis software including DigSilent PowerFactory. He is the editor for the Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy and has published several journal and conference papers in highly-ranked journals and magazines. Additionally, he possesses strong skills in using PSCAD/EMTD, EMTP, and MATLAB/Simulink.
   Merden Yeşil
- Director | Power Systems
Merden Yeşil is a highly experienced power systems professional with over 15 years of experience in the electrical power sector. He holds a B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Istanbul University and M.S. degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Gazi University, Ankara, Türkiye. Since 2019, he has been pursuing his Ph.D. studies on frequency stability and control in power systems at Gazi University. Mr. Yeşil has expertise in power system operation, optimum power flow planning, simulation of power transmission systems, frequency control, power system modeling, electricity markets, electricity grid regulations, stability in power systems, power system adequacy analysis, grid modeling through software, and technical analysis of power transmission systems. Before joining EPRA, he worked at the Turkish Transmission System Operator (TEIAS) for more than a decade, where he held various engineering and management roles. Most recently, he served as TEIAS R&D Manager between 2021-2023. In March 2023, Mr. Yeşil joined EPRA as Power Systems Director, where he oversees and directs the power systems department.

Company Policies

EPRA is committed to protecting the privacy of its clients and stakeholders. We recognize the importance of personal data and understand that it is a valuable asset that must be protected. To ensure that data privacy is maintained, EPRA has implemented a number of measures to secure the data it collects, stores, and processes.

One of the key components of EPRA’s data privacy policy is informed consent. We believe that individuals should be informed about the data that is being collected, the purpose of the collection, and who will have access to the information. We also believe that individuals should have the right to refuse to provide their information or to opt out of having their information shared.

EPRA places a high priority on data security and implements a number of measures to protect the information that it collects and stores. Some of the measures that EPRA has taken to ensure data security include:

  • Encryption: EPRA uses encryption technologies to secure the data it stores, both in transit and at rest. This means that data is protected from unauthorized access, even if a data breach occurs.
  • Firewalls: EPRA has implemented firewalls to secure its data storage systems and protect them from unauthorized access. This helps to ensure that the data stored by EPRA is safe and secure.
  • Data backup: EPRA has procedures in place for regular data backup so that if data is lost, it can be recovered. This helps to ensure that the data stored by EPRA is always available, even in the event of a disaster.
  • Access control: EPRA implements access control measures to limit who can access its data storage systems and what they can do with the information. This helps to prevent unauthorized access to sensitive data.
  • Training: EPRA provides training to its employees and contractors on data security best practices, so that they can help to protect the information that they handle. This helps to ensure that the data stored by EPRA is always secure.

EPRA is dedicated to ensuring that the data it collects, stores, and processes are always secure. The company is committed to protecting its clients and stakeholders, and ensuring that their personal information is protected at all times.

In addition to data security, EPRA is committed to complying with all relevant data privacy laws and regulations. These laws are designed to protect the privacy of individuals and to ensure that companies handling personal data are transparent and responsible in their use of that data.

Under these laws, individuals have the right to know what personal data is being collected about them, how it is being used, and whom it is being shared with. They also have the right to request that their personal data be deleted, and to request that it not be sold to third parties.

EPRA takes these laws and regulations seriously and has implemented a number of measures to ensure that it is compliant with them. This includes conducting regular privacy impact assessments, implementing robust data security measures, and regularly reviewing its privacy practices to ensure that they are up-to-date and effective.

By complying with data privacy laws and regulations, EPRA is demonstrating its commitment to protecting the privacy of its clients and stakeholders. The company takes its responsibility to protect personal information very seriously and will continue to take all necessary steps to ensure that it is always in compliance with these important laws.

At EPRA, we understand that data privacy is a critical issue for our clients and stakeholders. We are committed to protecting the data we collect, store, and process, and ensuring that our clients and stakeholders can trust us with their personal information. If you have any questions or concerns about data privacy at EPRA, please do not hesitate to contact us.

EPRA is committed to maintaining the highest standards of ethics and compliance in all of its business activities. This commitment is reflected in the company’s values and culture, as well as in its policies and procedures.

One of the key components of EPRA’s ethics and compliance program is its code of conduct. This code sets out the company’s expectations for ethical behavior and provides guidance on issues such as conflicts of interest, bribery and corruption, and discrimination. The code is communicated to all employees and contractors and is reviewed and updated regularly to ensure that it remains relevant and effective.

In addition to its code of conduct, EPRA also has a number of policies and procedures in place to support ethical behavior and ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations. This includes policies on data privacy and security, anti-corruption, and anti-bribery. These policies are designed to help prevent unethical behavior and to provide guidance to employees and contractors when they encounter ethical challenges in the course of their work.

To further support its ethics and compliance program, EPRA provides training to all employees and contractors on relevant topics. This training is designed to raise awareness of the importance of ethics and compliance and to provide employees with the tools and knowledge they need to make ethical decisions in their work.

Finally, EPRA has established reporting mechanisms for employees and contractors to raise concerns about potential violations of the company’s code of conduct, policies, or relevant laws and regulations. These reporting mechanisms are confidential, and employees and contractors can raise concerns without fear of retaliation.

EPRA is committed to promoting a culture of ethics and compliance and takes its responsibilities in this area very seriously. The company recognizes that its reputation is built on the trust of its clients, employees, and the wider community, and is committed to maintaining that trust by acting with integrity and upholding high ethical standards at all times.

EPRA recognizes the importance of diversity and is committed to promoting a workplace culture that is inclusive and respectful of all individuals, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, or any other personal characteristic. The company recognizes that diversity brings a wide range of perspectives, experiences, and ideas to the workplace, which in turn can lead to improved decision-making, enhanced creativity, and increased innovation.

To support its commitment to diversity, EPRA has implemented a number of initiatives and programs aimed at promoting and valuing diversity in the workplace. This includes training for all employees on topics such as unconscious bias, diversity and inclusion, and cultural competence. The company also provides mentoring and coaching programs, which can help to support the development and growth of employees from diverse backgrounds.

In addition, EPRA has implemented flexible work arrangements and provides equal opportunities for all employees, regardless of their personal characteristics. The company also has policies in place to prevent discrimination, harassment, and retaliation and takes a zero-tolerance approach to such behavior.

EPRA is committed to measuring and monitoring its progress in promoting diversity, and regularly reviews its policies and initiatives to ensure that they are effective. The company also collects and analyzes data on the diversity of its workforce, to identify areas for improvement and to ensure that it is making progress in promoting diversity in the workplace.

In conclusion, EPRA is fully committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and recognizes the importance of this for building a strong, innovative, and successful organization. The company is dedicated to creating an environment that is inclusive, respectful, and supportive of all individuals, and is committed to making progress in this area on an ongoing basis.