By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
In 2021, we have actually reestablished ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service business, but as eco-friendly energy designers with the hope of owning and running utility-scale sustainable energy projects.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, independently held, utility-scale designer of solar, wind and battery energy services. Lyssy Energy thinks that by deploying wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and provide all kinds of sustainable energy solutions. Lyssy Energy is working with poor communities in rural areas, and we hope to make a difference by bringing renewable energy projects to locations with high rates of hardship and other susceptible communities. 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 advancement so everyone shares the benefits.
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is happy to share the next installation in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog site series.
Each installation includes industry leaders and subjects associated with accelerating an equitable and simply transition to a renewable resource economy. In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting three Hispanic-owned member companies that are thriving in the sustainable energy 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 daddy. He asked me to put together an energy lease that would protect his land for ranching and farming while offering an extra source of income. Prior to we knew it, my partner and I were assisting others in the exact same situation. We made it official, started an organization and got to work.
A couple years later, we began partnering with eco-friendly energy designers. We used 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, however 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 designer of solar, wind and battery energy options. Our prime instruction is to contribute to the velocity of the energy markets shift to sustainable energy. We focus our operations in Texas, where thriving population and organization growth suggest a quickly growing demand for energy. Lyssy Energy thinks that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize our efforts and offer all kinds of sustainable energy services. This state is our home, and the energy crisis unfolding in our yard is personal. We wish to belong of the option and assist our next-door neighbors across the state develop much-needed sources of clean power. We are well on our method, with 1.5 gigawatts (GW) of tidy, dependable energy including one wind and three solar jobs currently in development and a possible portfolio of 15 GW.
What challenges do you deal with? Why?
Capital is one of the most significant challenges we face at the moment. The wind and the sun offer electrical power, however capital is what moves whatever and everyone else. We require capital for daily operations, and to establish, construct and operate our tasks.
Protecting development capital early is necessary in supplying land control and affiliation studies to get projects off the ground. We are striving to establish relationships with big investment firms that have a strong interest in renewables and can offer the capital required to create a successful eco-friendly energy job.
How can possible partners work with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to partnerships or joint ventures. We are available to discuss the need for all kinds of capital stack with different equity, tax and debt companies that operate in this market and those interested in investing in sustainable energy tasks and business. Ideally, we would like to work with financial investment partners that can provide capital from the advancement stage through the building phase. We are likewise open up to partners who are interested in purchasing the company.
How are you making an effect through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises strives to continue constructing a diverse company. We intend to assist stabilize the inequalities in our society by connecting to individuals that are traditionally overlooked and passed over. Ladies and individuals of color are crucial to our success, and it is necessary to promote their improvement to positions of management and management.
Poverty is another problem we hope to resolve. Lyssy Energy is dealing with poor communities in rural locations, and we want to make a difference by bringing renewable resource jobs to locations with high rates of hardship and other susceptible neighborhoods. These jobs offer cost effective and reliable electrical energy, and also bring job chances and facilities advancement to poor communities. It is important 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 benefits.
How has your Accelerate membership helped your business?
Being able to take part in ACOREs Accelerate subscription program is an opportunity and a delight. The Accelerate Program has connected us to some of the biggest and most prominent business in the world, and these connections assist offer us the power to make a distinction.
To discover more about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, go to https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.