By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is pleased to share the next installation in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series.
Each installation features industry leaders and topics associated with speeding up an equitable and simply transition to an eco-friendly energy economy. In acknowledgment of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting 3 Hispanic-owned member business that are prospering in the renewable resource sector.
Today, we are including 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 supplying an extra source of income.
A couple years later on, we began partnering with eco-friendly energy developers. We utilized 2020 to rebrand Lyssy Energy into the business we had actually always dreamed about. In 2021, we have reestablished ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service business, however as renewable energy designers with the hope of owning and running utility-scale renewable energy jobs.
Tell us about Lyssy Energy.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an innovative, privately held, utility-scale designer of solar, wind and battery energy services. Our prime instruction is to contribute to the acceleration of the energy markets shift to sustainable energy. Lyssy Energy believes that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize our efforts and provide all kinds of sustainable energy options.
What challenges do you face? Why?
Capital is among the most significant obstacles we deal with at the moment. The wind and the sun offer electricity, however capital is what moves whatever and everybody else. We require capital for daily operations, and to establish, construct and operate our tasks.
Securing development capital early is essential in offering land control and interconnection studies to get jobs off the ground. We are working hard to develop relationships with large financial investment companies that have a strong interest in renewables and can provide the capital essential to create a successful eco-friendly energy task.
How can potential partners do company with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to collaborations or joint ventures. We are offered to talk about the requirement for all types of capital stack with different equity, tax and debt companies that operate in this industry and those interested in investing in eco-friendly energy projects and business.
How are you making an impact through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises makes every effort to continue building a varied business. We wish to help stabilize the inequalities in our society by connecting to people that are historically ignored and passed over. Females and people of color are essential to our success, and it is necessary to promote their advancement to positions of management and management.
Lyssy Energy is working with bad communities in rural locations, and we hope to make a distinction by bringing eco-friendly energy projects to locations with high rates of poverty and other susceptible communities. 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 evolution so everyone shares the advantages.
How has your Accelerate membership assisted your service?
Being able to take part in ACOREs Accelerate subscription program is a delight and a benefit. This program has supported our efforts to be a part of the option during this unsure time in our lives. The Accelerate Program has linked us to some of the most significant and most prominent business worldwide, and these connections help offer us the power to make a distinction. Someday, we hope to return the favor.
To get more information about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, go to https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.
In 2021, we have actually reestablished ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service business, however as eco-friendly energy developers with the hope of owning and operating utility-scale eco-friendly energy tasks.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an innovative, privately held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy solutions. Lyssy Energy thinks that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize our efforts and provide all kinds of sustainable energy services. 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 poverty and other vulnerable 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 development so everyone shares the benefits.