By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is happy to share the next installation in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series.
Each installation includes market leaders and topics connected to accelerating an equitable and simply shift to an eco-friendly energy economy. In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting 3 Hispanic-owned member companies that are prospering in the renewable resource sector.
Today, we are including 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 begin Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises all started with a favor to my dad. He asked me to put together an energy lease that would secure his land for ranching and farming while supplying an extra source of income.
A couple years later on, we began partnering with sustainable energy designers. 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 renewable energy projects.
Tell us about Lyssy Energy.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, independently held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy services. Our prime regulation is to contribute to the acceleration of the energy markets transition to sustainable energy. Lyssy Energy thinks that by deploying wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and provide all kinds of renewable energy solutions.
What difficulties do you deal with? Why?
Capital is among the greatest challenges we deal with at the minute. The sun and the wind offer electricity, but capital is what moves whatever and everybody else. We need capital for everyday operations, and to establish, construct and operate our projects.
Securing advancement capital early is necessary in providing land control and affiliation studies to get tasks off the ground. We are working hard to establish relationships with big investment firms that have a strong interest in renewables and can supply the capital required to create a successful renewable 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 different equity, tax and financial obligation 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 makes every effort to continue constructing a diverse business. We hope to help balance the inequalities in our society by connecting to people that are traditionally neglected and passed over. Ladies and people of color are essential to our success, and it is essential to promote their development to positions of management and management.
Poverty is another issue we hope to attend to. Lyssy Energy is dealing with poor communities in rural locations, and we hope to make a difference by bringing renewable energy jobs to locations with high rates of poverty and other vulnerable communities. These projects offer trustworthy and cost effective electrical power, and also bring task chances and infrastructure development to bad neighborhoods. It is important 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 subscription helped your organization?
Being able to participate in ACOREs Accelerate subscription program is a pleasure and a benefit. The Accelerate Program has actually linked us to some of the biggest and most prominent companies in the world, and these connections help offer us the power to make a difference.
To get more information about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, go to https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.
In 2021, we have actually reintroduced ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service company, but as sustainable energy designers with the hope of owning and operating utility-scale sustainable energy tasks.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, independently held, utility-scale designer of solar, wind and battery energy solutions. Lyssy Energy thinks that by deploying wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and supply all kinds of renewable energy services. Lyssy Energy is working with bad communities in rural locations, and we hope to make a difference by bringing renewable energy tasks to areas with high rates of hardship and other susceptible communities. It is crucial 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 advantages.