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Brooklyn, NY

(718) 788-1987

The Coastal Marine Resource Center is a nonprofit focused on issues of social and environmental justice in vulnerable coastal communities throughout the United States.


Resilient Power Puerto Rico

Help us power up PR with solar! Resilient Power Puerto Rico is an initiative aimed at immediate-term and long-term recovery in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.



The retail cost of a mobile solar generator is upwards of $80,000. Resilient Power Puerto Rico can scratch-build these generators at about a tenth of that cost. We do this by using photovoltaic kits that were developed during our post-Sandy efforts in the Power Rockaways Resilience project. Following the same model, the materials are being purchased at wholesale cost or below, using your donations, along with private foundation gifts and matching funds. They are being delivered to Puerto Rico free of charge through the support of our partners at the Hispanic Federation. Once on-island, our volunteer experts are leading on-island trainees, who are compensated by your donations, to assemble the solar kits and use them to power up public plazas and community hubs.

Please donate today to promote clean, green relief and resilient rebuilding in Puerto Rico. 


Solar energy is an immediate-term relief measure, powering up the critical systems that the people of Puerto Rico need to rebuild their homes, businesses and lives, without relying on government resources to repair the power grid or alleviate the fuel shortage. Investing in solar energy now prepares the islands for the next disturbance; when power from the sun will be still readily available even if traditional energy sources fail anew. And solar energy provides clean, free power everyday, helping citizens and businesses protect their bottom line while protecting the planet.

Questions? Contact us at or 718-788-1987.

This fund has been organized and is managed by the non-profit Resilient Power Puerto Rico in partnership with the Coastal Marine Resource Center of New York, a 501 (c) (3) corporation, which is acting as the fiscal sponsor.