More About ELE.

Empowering Local Energy Group, Ltd. (ELE) is a team of three women engineers who want to ensure that everyone has access to the renewable energy revolution.

Our vision is to create an inclusive world where everyone has access to affordable, clean energy, with no communities left behind.

Our mission is:

  • Empower local communities to take a more active role in their energy journey.

  • Alleviate fuel poverty, support decarbonisation, energy independence, resilience, and decision-making.

  • Mainstream social inclusion in energy development projects.

  • Donate 5% of yearly profits towards organisations that align with our vision.


Our Team.


I'm a trained mechanical engineer, working in the US oil & gas industry before transitioning to renewables. I'm experienced in complex stakeholder management and project delivery, and work on hybrid designs and holistic solutions for all types of energy systems.

Katherine Frangos
Co-Founder and CEO


I'm a trained electrical engineer in Energy and Power Systems. I'm experienced in modeling complex energy systems, and I'm very interested in the intersection of energy systems with gender and social inclusion.

Maty Tall
Co-Founder and COO


I'm a licensed professional civil engineer (in USA). I'm experienced in project management and engineering of buildings and infrastructure. I have experience with Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and am passionate about reducing climate change impacts.

Michelle Stevens,
Co-Founder and CTO