By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
In 2021, we have reintroduced ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service business, however as sustainable energy developers with the hope of owning and operating utility-scale renewable energy jobs.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, privately held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy services. Lyssy Energy thinks that by deploying wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize 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 distinction by bringing eco-friendly energy projects to locations with high rates of hardship and other susceptible neighborhoods. It is crucial for the energy transition to not only modification how we produce energy, however to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological development so everybody shares the advantages.
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is delighted to share the next installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series.
Each installment includes market leaders and subjects related to accelerating a fair and simply shift to a renewable resource economy. In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting 3 Hispanic-owned member companies that are prospering in the renewable resource sector.
Today, we are including Lyssy Energy Enterprises, a utility-scale renewable 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 started with a favor to my dad. He asked me to assemble an energy lease that would protect his land for ranching and farming while offering an extra income. Before we understood it, my spouse and I were helping others in the exact same situation. So, we made it official, started a company and got to work.
A couple years later on, we started partnering with sustainable energy developers. We used 2020 to rebrand Lyssy Energy into the business we had constantly dreamed about. In 2021, we have actually reintroduced ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service business, but as eco-friendly energy developers with the hope of owning and operating utility-scale renewable energy jobs.
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 directive is to contribute to the velocity of the energy industrys transition to sustainable energy. We focus our operations in Texas, where flourishing population and company development suggest a quickly growing demand for energy. Lyssy Energy believes that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize our efforts and supply all sort of renewable resource options. This state is our home, and the energy crisis unfolding in our backyard is personal. We wish to belong of the solution and help our next-door neighbors across the state develop much-needed sources of tidy power. We are well on our method, with 1.5 gigawatts (GW) of clean, trustworthy energy consisting of one wind and three solar projects presently in advancement and a potential portfolio of 15 GW.
What challenges do you face? Why?
Capital is one of the most significant difficulties we deal with at the minute. The sun and the wind provide electrical power, however capital is what moves whatever and everybody else. We require capital for everyday 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 jobs off the ground. We are working hard to establish relationships with large investment firms that have a strong interest in renewables and can supply the capital required to develop a successful renewable resource task.
How can prospective partners do organization with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to collaborations or joint ventures. We are readily available to discuss the need for all types of capital stack with numerous equity, tax and debt business that run in this industry and those interested in investing in eco-friendly energy projects and business.
How are you making an impact through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises aims to continue building a varied business. We wish to help stabilize the inequalities in our society by reaching out to individuals that are historically overlooked and passed over. Females and people of color are crucial to our success, and it is crucial to promote their advancement to positions of management and leadership.
Lyssy Energy is working with bad neighborhoods in rural areas, and we hope to make a difference by bringing sustainable energy jobs to locations 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 development so everybody shares the advantages.
How has your Accelerate membership helped your business?
Having the ability to take part in ACOREs Accelerate subscription program is an advantage and a delight. This program has supported our efforts to be a part of the option during this unpredictable time in our lives. The Accelerate Program has linked us to some of the greatest and most prominent companies worldwide, and these connections help give us the power to make a difference. Someday, we hope to return the favor.
To get more information about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, check out https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.