It takes a village to raise a child. But what happens when the village needs someone to raise them up? What happens when an entire geographic region, an archipelago of Carribean islands, needs help? Gabriel was brought up by his neighbors in Puerto Rico. And now, along with several friends from college, he’s been building a new village to help his home.


Together, bit by bit, we’ve formed partnerships with individuals, companies, and whole communities across the world to build a larger movement. This page highlights some of our partners who have given their time, money, and ideas to build and power Energise Puerto Rico.



Here are some of the people we have connected with who are pillars of the community.

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The Community Leader.

Felix Lopez Gonzalez

The Officer.

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Lula & Bilingo

The Loving Couple.




An educator, a documentary filmmaker, a head of a battery company, and an entrepreneur with a plan all flew down to Puerto Rico and found a way to help.


Core Team


Gabriel Gonzalez

The Educator.

Matthew EchelmaN

The Filmmaker. 

Samson Tan

The Entrepeneur.


Laurence Pevsner

The Comms Director.

Alisha bhowmik

The Web Dev.

JULIan Musikant

The Event Planner.


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The Consultant.

Kenneth Tan

The Researcher.

Jesse Tripathi

The Investigator.


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The Composers.


Our Partners


EcoFlow Technology

EcoFlow aims to empower people and communities through portable, clean, and reliable power for lasting impact. Founded in 2016, EcoFlow focuses product development on performance, safety, and convenience, harnessing powerful and new technologies to revolutionize the way people everywhere access and interact with power solutions. RIVER Portable Power Station is the first of several clean, mobile, sustainable power products in development. Learn more about EcoFlow here.

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Eli Harris

The Battery Guy.

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Hannah Sieber

The Businesswoman.

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Sophie Currin

The Coordinator.


The Solar Foundation

The Solar Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to accelerate adoption of the world’s most abundant energy source. Through our leadership, research, and capacity building, we create transformative solutions to achieve a prosperous future in which solar and solar-compatible technologies are integrated into all aspects of our lives. Solar Saves Lives is an initiative led by The Solar Foundation to bring solar and storage technologies to Puerto Rico, in partnership with major humanitarian relief organizations.

Ambassadors Program           

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We are proud to announce our new Ambassador Program!

Join our proud Ambassadors in their efforts to bring power to the last 1% of families on the island!

Thanks to our Ambassadors:

  • Karan Bains - Cornell Med
  • Bryan Chan - SBULOL@SUNY Stony Brook University
  • Avan Phan - PUSO@SUNY Stony Brook University

Become an Ambassador!

Make a difference! Help promote the project within your network. Email us a to learn more!