By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
In 2021, we have reestablished ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service company, but as sustainable energy designers with the hope of owning and running utility-scale renewable energy projects.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an innovative, 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 optimize our efforts and offer all kinds of eco-friendly energy options. Lyssy Energy is working with bad neighborhoods in rural locations, and we hope to make a difference by bringing eco-friendly energy tasks to areas with high rates of hardship 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 evolution so everybody shares the advantages.
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is pleased to share the next installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog site series.
Each installation includes market leaders and subjects associated with accelerating a fair and simply transition to a renewable resource economy. In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting 3 Hispanic-owned member business that are thriving in the renewable resource sector.
Today, we are featuring 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 start Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises all started with a favor to my daddy. He asked me to put together an energy lease that would secure his land for ranching and farming while supplying an additional source of income.
A couple years later on, we began partnering with renewable energy designers. There were certainly difficulties and imperfections, closed doors and unequal collaborations, however we used this time to truly sharpen our craft. If we wanted our service to grow and be successful then we would need to take a danger, we understood that. In 2020, when the world was forced to slow down due to the pandemic, we decided to take that risk. We utilized 2020 to rebrand Lyssy Energy into the company we had actually constantly dreamed about. 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 eco-friendly energy jobs.
Inform us about Lyssy Energy.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, privately held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy options. Our prime directive is to contribute to the velocity of the energy industrys 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 renewable energy solutions.
What challenges do you deal with? Why?
Capital is one of the greatest obstacles we deal with at the moment. The sun and the wind provide electrical power, however capital is what moves whatever and everybody else. We need capital for everyday operations, and to develop, construct and operate our projects.
Securing development capital early is essential in providing land control and affiliation studies to get tasks off the ground. We are working hard to develop relationships with big financial investment firms that have a strong interest in renewables and can supply the capital required to develop a successful renewable resource project.
How can possible partners work with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to collaborations or joint endeavors. We are offered to talk about the requirement for all types of capital stack with various equity, tax and financial obligation business that run in this market and those interested in investing in eco-friendly energy jobs and companies. Preferably, we wish to deal with investment partners that can supply capital from the development phase through the building phase. We are also open to partners who are interested in buying the company.
How are you making an effect through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises makes every effort to continue building a diverse business. We want to help stabilize the inequalities in our society by connecting to individuals that are historically disregarded and passed over. Ladies and individuals of color are key to our success, and it is very important to promote their improvement to positions of management and leadership.
Lyssy Energy is working with poor communities in rural locations, and we hope to make a difference by bringing eco-friendly energy tasks to locations with high rates of poverty and other vulnerable communities. It is important for the energy transition to not only modification how we produce energy, however to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological advancement so everybody shares the benefits.
How has your Accelerate membership helped your company?
Having the ability to take part in ACOREs Accelerate subscription program is a pleasure and an opportunity. This program has actually supported our efforts to be a part of the service during this unsure time in our lives. The Accelerate Program has actually linked us to some of the greatest and most influential companies in the world, and these connections help offer us the power to make a difference. Someday, we hope to return the favor.
For more information about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, go to https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.