By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
In 2021, we have reintroduced ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service company, but as sustainable energy designers with the hope of owning and running utility-scale renewable energy jobs.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, independently held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy solutions. Lyssy Energy thinks that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and provide all kinds of sustainable energy services. Lyssy Energy is working with bad communities in rural locations, and we hope to make a distinction by bringing eco-friendly energy jobs to areas with high rates of hardship and other susceptible communities. It is crucial for the energy transition to not only modification how we produce energy, but to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological development so everyone shares the benefits.
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is happy to share the next installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series.
Each installment features market leaders and topics related to speeding up an equitable and just shift to a renewable energy economy. In acknowledgment of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting three Hispanic-owned member companies that are flourishing in the eco-friendly energy sector.
Today, we are including Lyssy Energy Enterprises, a utility-scale eco-friendly 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 safeguard his land for ranching and farming while offering an extra source of earnings.
A couple years later, we started partnering with eco-friendly energy developers. We utilized 2020 to rebrand Lyssy Energy into the business we had actually constantly dreamed about. In 2021, we have actually reintroduced ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service business, but as sustainable energy developers with the hope of owning and running utility-scale eco-friendly energy tasks.
Tell us about Lyssy Energy.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an innovative, independently held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy options. Our prime instruction is to contribute to the acceleration of the energy industrys shift to sustainable energy. Lyssy Energy believes that by deploying wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize our efforts and supply all kinds of sustainable energy solutions.
What difficulties do you face? Why?
Capital is among the biggest obstacles we deal with at the minute. The sun and the wind offer electrical power, but capital is what moves everything and everybody else. We require capital for everyday operations, and to establish, construct and run our projects.
Protecting development capital early is vital in offering land control and interconnection research studies to get tasks off the ground. We are striving to establish relationships with large financial investment companies that have a strong interest in renewables and can supply the capital essential to produce a successful eco-friendly energy job.
How can prospective partners do service with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to partnerships or joint ventures. We are available to talk about the requirement for all types of capital stack with numerous equity, tax and financial obligation companies that operate in this market and those interested in investing in renewable resource tasks and business. Ideally, we wish to deal with financial investment partners that can offer capital from the development stage through the building and construction stage. We are also open up to partners who are interested in purchasing the company.
How are you making an effect through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises strives to continue building a diverse company. We intend to help balance the inequalities in our society by connecting to individuals that are historically overlooked and passed over. Women and individuals of color are essential to our success, and it is very important to promote their development to positions of management and leadership.
Lyssy Energy is working with bad neighborhoods in rural areas, and we hope to make a distinction by bringing sustainable energy tasks to locations with high rates of poverty and other vulnerable communities. It is crucial for the energy shift to not only change how we produce energy, however to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological evolution so everybody shares the benefits.
How has your Accelerate membership assisted your company?
Being able to take part in ACOREs Accelerate subscription program is a delight and a privilege. The Accelerate Program has actually connected us to some of the biggest and most prominent companies in the world, and these connections help offer us the power to make a difference.
To read more about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, check out https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.