By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
In 2021, we have reestablished 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 renewable energy projects.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, independently held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy services. Lyssy Energy believes that by deploying wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize our efforts and provide all kinds of sustainable energy options. Lyssy Energy is working with bad neighborhoods in rural locations, and we hope to make a distinction by bringing eco-friendly energy projects to locations with high rates of hardship 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 development so everyone shares the advantages.
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is happy to share the next installation in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog site series.
Each installation features market leaders and topics connected to accelerating an equitable and simply transition to a renewable 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 featuring 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 daddy. He asked me to put together an energy lease that would secure his land for ranching and farming while providing an additional income source. Prior to we understood it, my other half and I were assisting others in the very same scenario. So, we made it official, started a company and got to work.
A couple years later, we started partnering with sustainable energy designers. We utilized 2020 to rebrand Lyssy Energy into the company we had constantly dreamed about. 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 operating utility-scale sustainable energy tasks.
Inform us about Lyssy Energy.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, independently held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy solutions. Our prime regulation is to add to the acceleration of the energy markets shift to sustainable energy. We focus our operations in Texas, where flourishing population and company growth indicate a rapidly growing need for energy. Lyssy Energy thinks that by deploying wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and supply all sort of renewable resource options. This state is our home, and the energy crisis unfolding in our yard is individual. We wish to be a part of the option and help our next-door neighbors across the state develop much-needed sources of clean power. We are well on our way, with 1.5 gigawatts (GW) of tidy, reputable energy including one wind and 3 solar projects presently in advancement and a possible portfolio of 15 GW.
What difficulties do you deal with? Why?
Capital is one of the biggest challenges we face at the moment. The sun and the wind provide electricity, but capital is what moves whatever and everybody else. We require capital for everyday operations, and to develop, construct and operate our tasks.
Protecting development capital early is important in supplying land control and affiliation research studies to get projects off the ground. We are working hard to develop relationships with large financial investment companies that have a strong interest in renewables and can offer the capital essential to create an effective renewable resource job.
How can possible partners do service with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to partnerships or joint endeavors. We are readily available to go over the requirement for all types of capital stack with various equity, tax and financial obligation companies that run in this industry and those interested in investing in sustainable energy jobs and companies.
How are you making an impact through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises makes every effort to continue developing a diverse company. We want to assist stabilize the inequalities in our society by connecting to individuals that are historically ignored and passed over. Females and people of color are crucial to our success, and it is essential to promote their advancement to positions of management and management.
Hardship is another concern we intend to resolve. Lyssy Energy is working with bad communities in rural locations, and we wish to make a distinction by bringing eco-friendly energy jobs to areas with high rates of hardship and other susceptible communities. These projects offer inexpensive and dependable electricity, and also bring task opportunities and facilities development to poor neighborhoods. It is very important 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.
How has your Accelerate membership assisted your business?
Being able to take part in ACOREs Accelerate membership program is a pleasure and a benefit. The Accelerate Program has actually linked us to some of the greatest and most influential business in the world, and these connections assist offer us the power to make a distinction.
To find out more about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, check out https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.