Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA)

Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA)


Sectors Regulated:

Electricity, Natural Gas, Downstream Petroleum, Downstream LPG
  • Mustafa Kemal Mahallesi, 2078 Sokak No: 4
    06510 Ankara, Türkiye 
  •  +90 312 201 4000 

Regulatory Authority General Information

  • Joined ERRA in 2002
  • Established in 2001


  • Legal basis/ mandate
  • Law Regarding Organization & Duties of EMRA No. 4628 Electricity Market Law No. 6446 Natural Gas Market Law No. 4646 Petroleum Market Law No. 5015 Liquefied Petroleum Gases Market Law No. 5307
  • Responsibilities
  • EMRA regulates; electricity, natural gas, downstream petroleum and downstream liquefied petroleum gases (LPG) markets.
  • Authorities
  • Independence: Public authority with administrative and financial autonomy.
  • Supervised by: Court of Account.
  • Reports to: Submits an Annual Report to the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources.
  • Appeal process: Decisions can be appealed to Administrative Courts.

Organisational Structure

  • Organigram
  • Organigram: EMRA Turkey (2022)
  • Internal Structure
  • EMRA’s decision-making body is the Board, comprising of 7 members including the President and the Second-President. There are 12 departments and about 730 staff (excluding the Board members) assigned in the Authority. The President, the Second-President and the Board Members are appointed by the President for 4-year terms. Re-appointment is possible.
  • Working Employees
  • • Decision-Making Level: 7 Commissioners
  • • Total Number of Employees: 734
  • Budget
  • Licensing, license renewal, license amendment and annual license fees, revenues from publications and miscellaneous revenues, grants provided by international institutions, a portion of the fines, transmission surcharge constitute the revenues of EMRA.