Hasret Sahin

 Renewable Energy
 Climate Sciences

: Feb 15, 2019

About Me

To introduce myself briefly, I graduated from Environmental Engineering Department at Middle East Technical University (METU) in 2011 and continued my academic career by completing a master programme on energy, environmental economy and policy (specialized on energy modelling and climate change issues) at the same university. Currently, I am a PhD student in Energy Systems Engineering Department at Gazi University.

To briefly summarize my experience in private sector, I have seven years’ experience in Turkish energy and environment sectors. Since 2011, I worked at various position in both public and private companies in Turkey. As an environmental engineer and a project manager, I have depth in knowledge on both technical and financial sides of the energy projects. I have carried out more than twelve (12) energy projects within three years including renewable energy power plants. Moreover, as an environmental engineer, I prepared more than eight ESIA reports where two of them approved by the World Bank and worked on ISO 14065 (MRV and eco-labelling of products) I performed the inspections and audits on automation and electric systems for boron process facilities and solar power plants according to EN 62446. Addition to all, I have experience in energy efficiency (SEFF projects) and climate change adaptation projects as ; I actively participated 2 EU funded projects (Horizon 2020) on the transportation field (railway sector. Currently, I own my company and providing consultancy services on climate change, energy, project management and modelling.

To summarize my background:

  • Having 7 years' experience in energy and environmental sectors, including ESIA, carbon, and energy markets analysis, energy planning and modelling, climate change, energy finance, project management;
  • Experience in working with public institutions such as TEIAS, EUAS, and MENR, private domestic and international companies, universities and well-known banks (World Bank, EBRD);
  • Working at various positions in Turkish energy sector which enable to understand and examine the current market very carefully;
  • Gaining perspective as an NGO, contributing more than two social projects;
  • Having the enthusiasm to work on the site and be a part of the international project;
  • Having experience in Horizon 2020 R&D projects

In addition to all, I would like to develop new projects on agriculture and energy sector and looking for partners who can provide IT services (smart grid app, development/ customize of a software).

Fields of Expertise:

 Energy Efficiency
 Smart Cities

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 Fisheries and Food
 Rural Development
 Natural Resources
Specific Challenge:Society assigns an increasing number of objectives to the policies influencing the agricultural sector and rural areas that it expects to see fulfilled. Therefore, justifications for policies extend well beyond mere food production. Evidence-based policy making implies the development and maintenance of appropriate instruments for use in the design of these policies and for the ...
Deadline Sep 4, 2019   - 164 days