By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
In 2021, we have actually reintroduced ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service business, but as renewable energy designers with the hope of owning and running utility-scale sustainable energy projects.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, privately held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy solutions. Lyssy Energy believes that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and offer all kinds of sustainable energy options. Lyssy Energy is working with poor communities in rural areas, and we hope to make a difference by bringing sustainable energy projects to areas with high rates of poverty and other vulnerable 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 evolution so everyone shares the advantages.
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is delighted to share the next installation in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog site series.
Each installation features industry leaders and topics connected to accelerating a fair and just transition to an eco-friendly energy economy. In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting three Hispanic-owned member companies that are growing in the sustainable energy 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 father. He asked me to put together an energy lease that would protect his land for ranching and farming while offering an extra source of earnings.
A couple years later, we began partnering with renewable resource developers. There were certainly challenges and shortcomings, closed doors and unequal partnerships, but we used this time to really refine our craft. If we wanted our organization to grow and succeed then we would require to take a threat, we understood that. In 2020, when the world was forced to decrease due to the pandemic, we decided to take that threat. 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 business, but as renewable resource developers with the hope of owning and operating utility-scale sustainable energy tasks.
Tell us about Lyssy Energy.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, privately held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy options. 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 supply all kinds of eco-friendly energy options.
What challenges do you deal with? Why?
Capital is among the most significant difficulties we face at the moment. The wind and the sun offer electricity, but capital is what moves everything and everyone else. We need capital for daily operations, and to develop, construct and operate our tasks.
Protecting advancement capital early is necessary in providing land control and affiliation research studies to get tasks off the ground. We are working hard to establish relationships with big investment companies that have a strong interest in renewables and can supply the capital needed to develop a successful renewable resource task.
How can potential partners work with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to collaborations or joint endeavors. We are offered to talk about the requirement for all types of capital stack with various equity, tax and debt companies that run in this market and those interested in investing in renewable energy projects and companies.
How are you making an effect through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises strives to continue building a diverse company. We want to help balance the inequalities in our society by reaching out to individuals that are historically disregarded and passed over. Females and individuals of color are key to our success, and it is necessary to promote their development to positions of management and management.
Lyssy Energy is working with bad neighborhoods in rural areas, and we hope to make a difference by bringing eco-friendly energy projects to locations with high rates of poverty and other vulnerable neighborhoods. It is essential 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 everybody shares the advantages.
How has your Accelerate subscription assisted your service?
Having the ability to get involved in ACOREs Accelerate subscription program is a privilege and a delight. This program has actually supported our efforts to be a part of the option throughout this unpredictable time in our lives. The Accelerate Program has actually connected us to a few of the greatest and most prominent business in the world, and these connections assist give us the power to make a distinction. Someday, we want to return the favor.
For more information about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, visit https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.