By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
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 sustainable energy projects.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, privately held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy services. Lyssy Energy believes that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and provide all kinds of eco-friendly energy options. Lyssy Energy is working with bad communities in rural areas, and we hope to make a difference by bringing renewable energy projects to areas with high rates of hardship and other vulnerable neighborhoods. It is important for the energy transition to not only change how we produce energy, but to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological advancement 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 subjects related to speeding up an equitable and just shift to a renewable resource economy. In acknowledgment of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting 3 Hispanic-owned member companies that are flourishing in the renewable resource sector.
Today, we are including Lyssy Energy Enterprises, a utility-scale eco-friendly energy 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 assemble an energy lease that would safeguard his land for ranching and farming while supplying an additional income source. Prior to we understood it, my spouse and I were assisting others in the same situation. So, we made it main, got and began a business to work.
A couple years later, we began partnering with renewable resource designers. There were certainly drawbacks and challenges, closed doors and unequal collaborations, however we used this time to really develop our craft. If we wanted our service to grow and prosper then we would require to take a danger, we realized that. In 2020, when the world was forced to decrease due to the pandemic, we decided to take that danger. We used 2020 to rebrand Lyssy Energy into the business we had always dreamed about. In 2021, we have actually reestablished ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service company, however as sustainable energy developers with the hope of owning and running utility-scale renewable resource projects.
Tell us about Lyssy Energy.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, independently held, utility-scale designer of solar, wind and battery energy options. Our prime instruction is to contribute to the velocity of the energy markets transition to sustainable energy. Lyssy Energy believes that by deploying wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and supply all kinds of eco-friendly energy solutions.
What challenges do you face? Why?
Capital is one of the greatest challenges we deal with at the moment. The wind and the sun offer electrical energy, however capital is what moves everything and everybody else. We require capital for everyday operations, and to develop, construct and operate our jobs.
Protecting advancement capital early is vital in supplying land control and interconnection studies to get tasks off the ground. We are working hard to establish relationships with big investment firms that have a strong interest in renewables and can provide the capital needed to produce a successful eco-friendly energy project.
How can potential partners do company with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to collaborations or joint ventures. We are available to discuss the requirement for all kinds of capital stack with numerous equity, tax and financial obligation business that run in this market and those interested in purchasing eco-friendly energy projects and business. Ideally, we want to work with investment partners that can offer capital from the development phase through the construction stage. We are likewise available to partners who have an interest in investing in the company.
How are you making an impact through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises strives to continue developing a varied company. We hope to help stabilize the inequalities in our society by connecting to people that are historically ignored and passed over. Ladies and individuals of color are essential to our success, and it is very important to promote their advancement to positions of management and management.
Lyssy Energy is working with bad communities in rural areas, 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 essential 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 helped your company?
Being able to take part in ACOREs Accelerate subscription program is a benefit and a pleasure. This program has supported our efforts to be a part of the option during this uncertain time in our lives. The Accelerate Program has connected us to a few of the biggest and most influential business in the world, and these connections assist provide us the power to make a distinction. Someday, we hope to return the favor.
To find out more about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, check out https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.