By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is delighted to share the next installation in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog site series.
Each installation includes market leaders and subjects related to speeding up an equitable and just transition to a renewable resource economy. In acknowledgment of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting 3 Hispanic-owned member business that are prospering in the renewable energy sector.
Today, we are including Lyssy Energy Enterprises, a utility-scale renewable resource designer 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 started with a favor to my daddy. He asked me to put together an energy lease that would safeguard his land for ranching and farming while supplying an extra income source. Prior to we knew it, my spouse and I were helping others in the exact same circumstance. We made it official, started a service and got to work.
A couple years later, we began partnering with renewable energy designers. We utilized 2020 to rebrand Lyssy Energy into the business we had actually constantly dreamed about. In 2021, we have reestablished ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service company, however as eco-friendly energy developers with the hope of owning and operating utility-scale eco-friendly energy projects.
Tell us about Lyssy Energy.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, privately held, utility-scale designer of solar, wind and battery energy services. Our prime regulation is to contribute to the velocity of the energy markets transition to sustainable energy. Lyssy Energy thinks that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize our efforts and offer all kinds of sustainable energy services.
What difficulties do you face? Why?
Capital is one of the greatest difficulties we face at the minute. The wind and the sun supply electricity, but capital is what moves whatever and everyone else. We require capital for everyday operations, and to develop, construct and run our jobs.
Securing advancement capital early is essential in providing land control and affiliation research studies to get projects off the ground. We are working hard to establish relationships with big financial investment firms that have a strong interest in renewables and can provide the capital necessary to develop a successful renewable resource project.
How can prospective partners do business with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to collaborations or joint ventures. We are available to go over the requirement for all types of capital stack with various equity, tax and debt business that operate in this market and those interested in investing in sustainable energy tasks and business.
How are you making an impact through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises strives to continue developing a diverse business. We hope to help balance the inequalities in our society by reaching out to people that are traditionally ignored and passed over. Females and people of color are crucial to our success, and it is crucial to promote their improvement to positions of management and management.
Lyssy Energy is working with poor communities in rural areas, and we hope to make a distinction by bringing eco-friendly energy projects to locations with high rates of hardship and other susceptible communities. 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 everybody shares the advantages.
How has your Accelerate membership helped your organization?
Having the ability to take part in ACOREs Accelerate membership program is a benefit and a pleasure. This program has actually supported our efforts to be a part of the solution during this unsure time in our lives. The Accelerate Program has connected us to a few of the most significant and most influential business in the world, and these connections help give us the power to make a difference. Someday, we wish to return the favor.
To read more about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, see https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.
In 2021, we have reintroduced ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service company, but as renewable energy designers with the hope of owning and running utility-scale sustainable energy tasks.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, independently held, utility-scale designer of solar, wind and battery energy services. Lyssy Energy thinks that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize our efforts and provide all kinds of renewable energy services. Lyssy Energy is working with bad communities in rural locations, and we hope to make a distinction by bringing eco-friendly energy tasks to locations with high rates of poverty and other susceptible neighborhoods. It is crucial for the energy transition to not only change how we produce energy, but to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological development so everybody shares the benefits.