By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
In 2021, we have 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 eco-friendly energy projects.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, independently held, utility-scale designer of solar, wind and battery energy options. Lyssy Energy believes that by deploying wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and offer all kinds of renewable energy solutions. Lyssy Energy is working with bad neighborhoods in rural areas, and we hope to make a difference by bringing renewable energy jobs to locations with high rates of hardship and other vulnerable neighborhoods. It is essential for the energy shift to not only modification how we produce energy, but to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological advancement so everybody shares the benefits.
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is happy to share the next installation in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series.
Each installation features industry leaders and subjects connected to speeding up an equitable and simply shift to a renewable resource economy. In acknowledgment of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting 3 Hispanic-owned member business that are prospering in the renewable resource sector.
Today, we are including Lyssy Energy Enterprises, a utility-scale sustainable 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 create an energy lease that would safeguard his land for ranching and farming while providing an extra income. Prior to we understood it, my other half and I were assisting others in the same circumstance. So, we made it main, got and began a company to work.
A couple years later, we began partnering with sustainable energy developers. 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 renewable energy designers with the hope of owning and operating utility-scale eco-friendly energy tasks.
Tell us about Lyssy Energy.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, independently held, utility-scale designer of solar, wind and battery energy services. Our prime regulation is to add to the acceleration of the energy industrys transition to sustainable energy. We focus our operations in Texas, where thriving population and business development suggest a rapidly growing need for energy. Lyssy Energy thinks that by deploying wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and provide all sort of renewable resource services. This state is our house, and the energy crisis unfolding in our yard is individual. We want to be a part of the service and assist our neighbors across the state develop much-needed sources of tidy power. We are well on our way, with 1.5 gigawatts (GW) of clean, trustworthy energy consisting of one wind and three solar tasks presently in development and a possible portfolio of 15 GW.
What difficulties do you face? Why?
Capital is one of the biggest obstacles we face at the moment. The wind and the sun supply electrical power, but capital is what moves everything and everyone else. We require capital for daily operations, and to establish, construct and run our tasks.
Securing development capital early is necessary in offering land control and interconnection research studies to get projects off the ground. We are working hard to establish relationships with big investment firms that have a strong interest in renewables and can offer the capital required to develop an effective sustainable energy task.
How can possible partners work with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to partnerships or joint ventures. We are readily available to discuss the requirement for all types of capital stack with numerous equity, tax and debt companies that run in this industry and those interested in investing in eco-friendly energy jobs and business.
How are you making an effect through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises strives to continue constructing a varied business. We want to help balance the inequalities in our society by connecting to people that are historically neglected and passed over. Ladies and people of color are essential to our success, and it is important to promote their improvement to positions of management and leadership.
Poverty is another problem we want to resolve. Lyssy Energy is dealing with bad communities in rural areas, and we hope to make a difference by bringing eco-friendly energy tasks to locations with high rates of poverty and other vulnerable communities. These tasks provide reliable and affordable electrical energy, and likewise bring job chances and facilities development to poor neighborhoods. It is essential for the energy shift to not only modification how we produce energy, but to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological development so everyone shares the advantages.
How has your Accelerate membership assisted your organization?
Being able to take part in ACOREs Accelerate subscription program is a delight and a benefit. The Accelerate Program has linked us to some of the biggest and most influential business in the world, and these connections help provide us the power to make a difference.
To read more about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, go to https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.