We are a social enterprise with over 120 members&supporters. Founded in 1996, Solarbaba is followed by around 2m+ people on monthly basis and we are focused on cleantech with a particular interest for solar.

Our main field of activity is to develop and implement social responsibility projects and thus raise awareness of cost effective, clean and sustainable solutions for today’s global problems.

Our target is: %100 Renewables in 2050.

Solarbaba Team

Ates Ugurel was born in Istanbul. After he was graduated from Istanbul Erkek Lisesi, he was graduated from Bogazici University - Chemical Engineering bachelor program and then continued to master and doctorate program in Environmental Sciences at the same university.

Ugurel has only worked on solar electricity throughout his life and has signed a large number of solar power plant installations in Turkey.

He is the founder and former president of the Turkish Solar Energy Industry Association (GENSED), as well as being the Founder of Solarbaba.

Contact with Ates Ugurel via Linkedin.


Dilan Oral was born in Ankara. In 2011, she started to study at Eskisehir Anadolu University - Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Business Administration and she continued her education at the University of León in Spain in 2013 with the Eramus Student Exchange program. She was graduated from Anadolu University in 2016 and in the same year, she was admitted to the University of Athens and started the Southeast European Studies master program at the Faculty of Politics and Economics.

She intensified her work on energy economics and energy politics, thanks to the interdisciplinary nature of the education she received at the University of Athens and she was graduated in 2017 with a thesis study covering renewable energy, climate change and environmental issues.

Dilan is a team member of Solarbaba as a "Digital Content Manager".

Contact with Dilan Oral via Linkedin.