EPE establishes EPE Energy Consultants (EPE Energy Consultants S. de R.L.) in Panama to extend global reach of electrical engineering consulting services specializing in renewable energy planning and integration.

Panama City, Panama (March 5, 2024) – Electric Power Engineers, an electrical engineering and energy consulting firm headquartered in Austin, Texas, USA, announced its expansion into Panama, establishing an official legal entity in Panama. The establishment of a new legal entity as well as a new office location allows the company to accommodate team growth in the area, as well as the growing demand for energy consulting globally.

“Electric Power Engineers has a highly skilled team with in-depth knowledge of complex engineering and grid modeling, uniquely qualifying us to address evolving energy needs,” said Hala Ballouz, President & CEO of Electric Power Engineers. “Our expansion in Panama marks a continuation of our ability to serve clients worldwide with unmatched expertise, aligning with our strategic global expansion.”

Electric Power Engineers hired its first Panama team member in 2019 and grew that workforce to 12 employees currently in the country. The engineers based there serve on energy resource integration and interconnection, energy market analysis, transmission and distribution planning, grid modernization and DER integration business units.

“We’re expanding to meet the increasing global demand for energy consulting, and we’re well-prepared to tackle complex energy challenges. This expansion not only demonstrates our commitment to delivering leading expertise to clients worldwide but also reaffirms our dedication to providing exceptional energy consulting services,” said Stephanie Badr, Chief Operating Officer of Electric Power Engineers. “We eagerly anticipate collaborating closely with our team in Panama and further expanding our presence in the energy industry.”

The Panama office is located at PH Torre Generali, Samuel Lewis Ave., 8th Floor, Panama City, Panama. Electric Power Engineers also has offices and local resources in Texas and Illinois in the United States, Bahrain, Canada, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia. To learn more about the firm, visit epeconsulting.com.


A leader in grid reliability and resiliency, Electric Power Engineers (EPE) has partnered with power and energy clients across the globe for over 50 years. EPE’s client-centric approach delivers unmatched expertise throughout the project lifecycle, with a platform of comprehensive services and proprietary solutions spanning utility engineering, grid and resource integration, reliability and compliance, digitalization, and grid analytics, as well as innovative software solutions. Committed to designing and developing the grid of the future, EPE’s highly experienced team of detail-oriented consultants are passionate about helping clients address complex engineering and grid modeling challenges, bridge gaps, and gain visibility into the evolving complexities of the grid. Learn more about EPE at epeconsulting.com