By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
In 2021, we have actually reestablished ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service business, but as renewable energy developers with the hope of owning and operating utility-scale renewable energy tasks.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, independently held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy solutions. Lyssy Energy believes that by deploying wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize our efforts and supply 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 sustainable energy projects to areas with high rates of poverty and other susceptible communities. 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 everybody shares the advantages.
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is pleased to share the next installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series.
Each installment includes market leaders and subjects connected to speeding up an equitable and just transition to a renewable resource economy. In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting 3 Hispanic-owned member business that are growing in the renewable resource sector.
Today, we are including Lyssy Energy Enterprises, a utility-scale renewable resource 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 put together an energy lease that would safeguard his land for ranching and farming while providing an extra source of income.
A couple years later, we began partnering with renewable energy designers. We used 2020 to rebrand Lyssy Energy into the business we had actually constantly dreamed about. In 2021, we have actually reestablished ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service company, however as eco-friendly 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 innovative, privately held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy options. Our prime instruction is to contribute to the acceleration of the energy industrys transition to sustainable energy. Lyssy Energy thinks that by deploying wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize our efforts and offer all kinds of sustainable energy services.
What obstacles do you deal with? Why?
Capital is one of the greatest obstacles we deal with at the minute. The wind and the sun provide electricity, but capital is what moves whatever and everyone else. We require capital for daily operations, and to develop, construct and operate our jobs.
Securing development capital early is vital in offering land control and interconnection research studies to get jobs 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 necessary to produce a successful renewable resource project.
How can prospective partners do service with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to collaborations or joint ventures. We are available to talk about the requirement for all types of capital stack with different equity, tax and financial obligation business that run in this industry and those interested in investing in renewable energy tasks and companies.
How are you making an impact through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises aims to continue constructing a diverse business. We wish to assist stabilize the inequalities in our society by connecting to people that are traditionally overlooked and passed over. Ladies and individuals of color are essential to our success, and it is essential to promote their advancement to positions of management and leadership.
Lyssy Energy is working with poor neighborhoods in rural areas, and we hope to make a difference by bringing sustainable energy projects to areas with high rates of hardship and other vulnerable neighborhoods. It is essential for the energy shift 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.
How has your Accelerate membership assisted your business?
Being able to participate in ACOREs Accelerate subscription program is an opportunity and a delight. The Accelerate Program has actually linked us to some of the biggest and most influential companies in the world, and these connections help give us the power to make a distinction.
To discover more about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, see https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.