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Exceptional Staff Power System Engineer and Senior Power System Engineer to join our team in Austin, TX


EPE attending Solar Power International 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada from Monday September 12, 2016 to Thursday, September 15, 2016. Join us at booth #W724!


Hala N. Ballouz, President of EPE will be speaking on “Interconnecting wind & solar in Texas” at the Wind & Solar Expo in San Angelo, Texas on August 30-31, 2016




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About us

Electric Power Engineers, Inc. (EPE), with multiple offices in the U.S. and internationally, is a lead engineering consulting and management service firm for electric utilities, municipalities, cooperatives as well as energy resource developers.

Founded in 1968, EPE has extensive experience in transmission & distribution system analysis, substation and electric system design, energy market analysis, grid integration of energy resources, renewable energy, generation development, and design of wind, solar, biomass, as well as energy storage.

EPE’s experience in generation interconnection and electric grid system studies extends all across the United States and internationally. Our North America expertise is extensive particularly in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), as well as Southwest Power Pool (SPP), Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC), Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator (MISO) and New York Independent System Operator (NYISO).



At EPE, there are no geographical limitations to where our services extend. We have worked on projects all across the United States as well as internationally. Read more about our qualifications here.


Our Team


Our team of skilled engineers is always ready and eager to study your system and projects. Our engineers come from a strong educational background in power engineering and licensed in several states.

Each one of our engineers enjoys their work and endeavors to deliver the best work product to you, individually and collectively as a team. Our offices work together to provide the most experience and skill possible in this industry. Our motto is excellence and going beyond the expected.


Hala N. Ballouz, M.Sc., P.E.
President / Owner / CEO

Hugo E. Mena, M.Sc., P.E
Vice President of Business Development

Billy F. Yancey, M.Sc., E.I.T.
Vice President of Product Management

Stephanie Badr, M.E.
Vice President of Operations

Carlo J. Mrad, M.Sc.
Managing Director of the Beirut Office

Carlos F. Matar, M.E.
Senior Power Systems Engineer

Mahdi Kefayati, Ph.D.
Senior Software Engineer
Antonio N. Mikhael, M.E.
Power Systems Engineer III

Amir Toliyat, Ph.D.
Power Systems Engineer II

Hoba M. Abdullah, M.Sc.
Power Systems Engineer II

Julien Rihani, M.Sc.
Power Systems Engineer I
Reena Bhatt, B.E.
Power Systems Engineer I
Teresa Ives, AAS
GIS Manager
Brandy Perkins
Office Manager

Joelle Abi Nahed, E.I.T
Intern Engineer