By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
In 2021, we have actually reintroduced ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service business, but as sustainable energy developers with the hope of owning and running utility-scale eco-friendly energy jobs.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an innovative, independently held, utility-scale designer of solar, wind and battery energy solutions. Lyssy Energy thinks that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and supply all kinds of sustainable energy services. Lyssy Energy is working with bad communities in rural locations, and we hope to make a distinction by bringing renewable energy tasks to areas with high rates of poverty and other susceptible communities. It is crucial for the energy shift to not only change how we produce energy, however to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological advancement so everyone shares the benefits.
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is pleased to share the next installation in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog site series.
Each installation features industry leaders and topics related to 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 business that are growing in the sustainable energy sector.
Today, we are featuring Lyssy Energy Enterprises, a utility-scale renewable resource 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 dad. He asked me to put together an energy lease that would protect his land for ranching and farming while supplying an extra source of income.
A couple years later, we began partnering with renewable resource designers. There were certainly shortcomings and difficulties, closed doors and unequal partnerships, but we utilized this time to really refine our craft. If we wanted our business to grow and prosper 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 always dreamed about. In 2021, we have reestablished ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service company, but as renewable resource designers with the hope of owning and operating utility-scale sustainable energy projects.
Inform us about Lyssy Energy.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an innovative, privately held, utility-scale designer of solar, wind and battery energy services. Our prime instruction is to contribute to the acceleration of the energy markets shift to sustainable energy. Lyssy Energy believes that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and offer all kinds of sustainable energy options.
What difficulties do you face? Why?
Capital is one of the most significant difficulties we deal with at the minute. The wind and the sun offer electricity, but capital is what moves whatever and everyone else. We need capital for daily operations, and to establish, construct and run our projects.
Securing development capital early is necessary in providing land control and interconnection research studies to get tasks off the ground. We are working hard to develop relationships with large financial investment firms that have a strong interest in renewables and can supply the capital required to create a successful renewable resource job.
How can potential partners work with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to collaborations or joint ventures. We are offered to talk about the requirement for all types of capital stack with various equity, tax and financial obligation companies that operate in this industry and those interested in purchasing renewable energy projects and business. Ideally, we would like to work with financial investment partners that can supply capital from the advancement phase through the construction stage. We are likewise open up to partners who are interested in buying the business.
How are you making an effect through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises makes every effort to continue constructing a varied business. We hope to assist balance the inequalities in our society by reaching out to individuals that are traditionally disregarded and passed over. Females and people of color are essential to our success, and it is very important 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 distinction by bringing eco-friendly energy jobs to areas with high rates of hardship and other vulnerable neighborhoods. It is crucial for the energy transition 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 helped your service?
Being able to get involved in ACOREs Accelerate membership program is a pleasure and a privilege. This program has actually supported our efforts to be a part of the solution throughout this unpredictable time in our lives. The Accelerate Program has actually connected us to some of the biggest and most influential companies on the planet, and these connections assist offer us the power to make a distinction. Someday, we wish to return the favor.
To learn more about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, check out https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.