By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
In 2021, we have actually reestablished ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service company, but as eco-friendly energy designers with the hope of owning and running utility-scale sustainable energy jobs.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an innovative, privately held, utility-scale designer of solar, wind and battery energy solutions. Lyssy Energy believes that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize our efforts and provide all kinds of renewable energy solutions. Lyssy Energy is working with poor neighborhoods in rural areas, and we hope to make a distinction by bringing eco-friendly energy jobs to locations with high rates of hardship and other vulnerable communities. It is crucial for the energy shift to not only modification how we produce energy, however to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological advancement so everybody shares the benefits.
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is pleased to share the next installation in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series.
Each installation features market leaders and subjects related to accelerating an equitable and just shift to a sustainable energy economy. In acknowledgment of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting 3 Hispanic-owned member companies that are prospering in the renewable resource sector.
Today, we are featuring Lyssy Energy Enterprises, a utility-scale renewable energy 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 start Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises all began with a favor to my dad. He asked me to put together an energy lease that would protect his land for ranching and farming while supplying an extra source of earnings.
A couple years later on, we began partnering with sustainable energy designers. We used 2020 to rebrand Lyssy Energy into the business we had always dreamed about. In 2021, we have reestablished ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service business, but as renewable energy designers with the hope of owning and operating utility-scale renewable energy tasks.
Inform us about Lyssy Energy.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an innovative, independently held, utility-scale designer of solar, wind and battery energy services. Our prime instruction is to contribute to the velocity of the energy markets transition to sustainable energy. Lyssy Energy believes that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and offer all kinds of eco-friendly energy solutions.
What challenges do you face? Why?
Capital is among the greatest difficulties we face at the minute. The wind and the sun provide electricity, but capital is what moves everything and everybody else. We need capital for daily operations, and to establish, construct and operate our jobs.
Protecting development capital early is necessary in offering land control and interconnection studies to get tasks off the ground. We are working hard to develop relationships with big financial investment firms that have a strong interest in renewables and can supply the capital required to develop a successful eco-friendly energy task.
How can prospective partners work with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to collaborations or joint endeavors. We are offered to talk about the requirement for all kinds of capital stack with different equity, tax and financial obligation business that operate in this market and those interested in investing in renewable energy projects and business. Preferably, we would like to deal with financial investment partners that can supply capital from the advancement phase through the construction stage. We are likewise open to partners who are interested in purchasing the company.
How are you making an impact through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises makes every effort to continue developing a varied business. We want to assist balance the inequalities in our society by reaching out to individuals that are historically overlooked and passed over. Females and people of color are key to our success, and it is essential to promote their improvement to positions of management and management.
Lyssy Energy is working with bad neighborhoods in rural locations, and we hope to make a distinction by bringing renewable energy tasks to areas with high rates of poverty and other susceptible communities. It is important for the energy transition to not only modification 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 assisted your organization?
Having the ability to take part in ACOREs Accelerate subscription program is an opportunity and a pleasure. This program has actually supported our efforts to be a part of the option during this unsure time in our lives. The Accelerate Program has linked us to a few of the most significant and most influential companies on the planet, and these connections help provide us the power to make a distinction. Someday, we wish to return the favor.
To read more about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, go to https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.