By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
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 subjects associated with accelerating a fair and just shift to a renewable resource economy. In acknowledgment of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting three Hispanic-owned member business that are growing in the renewable resource sector.
Today, we are including Lyssy Energy Enterprises, a utility-scale renewable resource 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 begin Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises all started with a favor to my father. He asked me to put together an energy lease that would safeguard his land for ranching and farming while offering an extra source of income. Prior to we understood it, my husband and I were helping others in the same scenario. So, we made it main, got and began an organization to work.
A couple years later on, we started partnering with eco-friendly energy developers. We utilized 2020 to rebrand Lyssy Energy into the business we had always dreamed about. In 2021, we have actually reintroduced ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service company, but as sustainable energy developers with the hope of owning and operating utility-scale renewable energy projects.
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 contribute to the velocity of the energy industrys transition to sustainable energy. Lyssy Energy believes that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and supply all kinds of renewable energy services.
What obstacles do you face? Why?
Capital is among the greatest obstacles we deal with at the minute. The wind and the sun supply electrical power, however capital is what moves everything and everyone else. We require capital for everyday operations, and to develop, construct and operate our projects.
Securing advancement capital early is vital in supplying land control and affiliation studies to get tasks off the ground. We are striving to establish relationships with big financial investment firms that have a strong interest in renewables and can supply the capital required to produce an effective renewable resource project.
How can possible partners work with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to partnerships or joint ventures. We are offered to discuss 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 renewable energy tasks and business.
How are you making an impact through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises makes every effort to continue building a diverse company. We wish to assist stabilize the inequalities in our society by reaching out to people that are historically ignored and passed over. Women and individuals of color are key to our success, and it is necessary to promote their advancement to positions of management and leadership.
Lyssy Energy is working with bad communities in rural areas, and we hope to make a difference by bringing eco-friendly energy projects to areas with high rates of hardship and other vulnerable neighborhoods. It is essential for the energy shift to not only modification how we produce energy, however to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological development so everyone shares the benefits.
How has your Accelerate subscription helped your service?
Being able to take part in ACOREs Accelerate membership program is an advantage and a delight. This program has supported our efforts to be a part of the service during this unsure time in our lives. The Accelerate Program has connected us to some of the greatest and most influential business in the world, and these connections help offer us the power to make a difference. Someday, we want to return the favor.
To find out more about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, check out https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.
In 2021, we have reintroduced ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service business, but as sustainable energy developers with the hope of owning and operating utility-scale sustainable energy jobs.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, independently held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy options. Lyssy Energy believes that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and supply all kinds of eco-friendly energy solutions. Lyssy Energy is working with bad communities in rural areas, and we hope to make a distinction by bringing sustainable energy jobs to areas with high rates of poverty and other susceptible communities. It is essential for the energy transition to not only change how we produce energy, however to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological evolution so everybody shares the advantages.