By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
In 2021, we have actually reestablished ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service company, however as eco-friendly energy developers with the hope of owning and running utility-scale eco-friendly energy projects.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an innovative, independently held, utility-scale designer of solar, wind and battery energy options. Lyssy Energy believes that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize our efforts and supply all kinds of sustainable energy options. Lyssy Energy is working with bad neighborhoods in rural locations, and we hope to make a difference by bringing sustainable energy jobs to areas with high rates of poverty and other susceptible communities. It is crucial for the energy shift to not only modification how we produce energy, but to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological advancement so everyone shares the benefits.
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is pleased to share the next installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog site series.
Each installation features market leaders and subjects related to accelerating an equitable and simply transition to a renewable resource economy. In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting 3 Hispanic-owned member companies that are flourishing in the renewable energy sector.
Today, we are featuring Lyssy Energy Enterprises, a utility-scale renewable resource developer in Texas. The following is a Q&A with Lyssy Energy Co-Founder and COO Katie Garza and Constance Thompson, ACOREs Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Programs.
What inspired you to begin Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises all began with a favor to my father. He asked me to put together an energy lease that would secure his land for ranching and farming while providing an extra income. Before we understood it, my spouse and I were helping others in the very same scenario. So, we made it main, began an organization and got to work.
A couple years later, we started partnering with eco-friendly energy designers. There were certainly obstacles and drawbacks, closed doors and unequal collaborations, however we used this time to really develop our craft. If we desired our service to grow and prosper then we would require to take a threat, we recognized that. In 2020, when the world was required to slow down due to the pandemic, we chose to take that threat. We used 2020 to rebrand Lyssy Energy into the company we had actually always dreamed about. In 2021, we have actually reintroduced ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service company, however as renewable energy developers with the hope of owning and running utility-scale renewable resource projects.
Inform us about Lyssy Energy.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, privately held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy solutions. Our prime instruction is to contribute to the velocity of the energy industrys shift to sustainable energy. We focus our operations in Texas, where growing population and organization development suggest a quickly growing demand for energy. Lyssy Energy thinks that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and offer all kinds of eco-friendly energy options. This state is our house, and the energy crisis unfolding in our backyard is individual. We desire to belong of the option and help our next-door neighbors throughout the state establish much-needed sources of clean power. We are well on our method, with 1.5 gigawatts (GW) of tidy, reliable energy consisting of one wind and three solar jobs presently in development and a possible portfolio of 15 GW.
What challenges do you deal with? Why?
Capital is one of the greatest challenges we deal with at the minute. The wind and the sun offer electrical energy, but capital is what moves everything and everyone else. We require capital for everyday operations, and to develop, construct and run our tasks.
Protecting development capital early is vital in supplying land control and interconnection research studies to get tasks off the ground. We are striving to develop relationships with large investment firms that have a strong interest in renewables and can offer the capital essential to develop an effective renewable energy job.
How can possible partners work with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to partnerships or joint ventures. We are readily available to go over the need for all types of capital stack with numerous equity, tax and debt business that run in this industry and those interested in investing in renewable energy projects and business.
How are you making an effect through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises makes every effort to continue developing a varied business. We wish to help stabilize the inequalities in our society by reaching out to individuals that are traditionally ignored and passed over. Females and people of color are essential to our success, and it is essential to promote their improvement to positions of management and management.
Lyssy Energy is working with poor neighborhoods in rural locations, and we hope to make a distinction by bringing sustainable energy jobs to locations with high rates of poverty and other susceptible neighborhoods. It is essential for the energy shift to not only change how we produce energy, but to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological advancement so everyone shares the advantages.
How has your Accelerate membership helped your business?
Having the ability to participate in ACOREs Accelerate subscription program is an opportunity and a delight. This program has supported our efforts to be a part of the option throughout this unpredictable time in our lives. The Accelerate Program has connected us to some of the greatest and most influential companies in the world, and these connections assist give us the power to make a difference. Someday, we want to return the favor.
To get more information about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, go to https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.