By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
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 running utility-scale eco-friendly energy projects.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an innovative, privately held, utility-scale designer of solar, wind and battery energy options. Lyssy Energy believes that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize our efforts and supply all kinds of sustainable energy options. Lyssy Energy is working with poor neighborhoods in rural locations, and we hope to make a distinction by bringing renewable energy tasks to areas with high rates of poverty and other vulnerable communities. 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 advancement so everybody 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 includes industry leaders and subjects related to speeding up a fair and just transition to a renewable resource economy. In acknowledgment of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting three Hispanic-owned member companies that are flourishing in the eco-friendly energy 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 dad. He asked me to assemble an energy lease that would protect his land for ranching and farming while supplying an additional income source. Prior to we understood it, my other half and I were helping others in the very same scenario. So, we made it official, began a company and got to work.
A couple years later on, we started partnering with eco-friendly energy developers. We utilized 2020 to rebrand Lyssy Energy into the company we had always dreamed about. In 2021, we have reintroduced ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service business, however as sustainable energy designers with the hope of owning and operating utility-scale renewable energy projects.
Inform us about Lyssy Energy.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an innovative, privately held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy services. Our prime regulation is to contribute to the velocity of the energy industrys transition to sustainable energy. We concentrate our operations in Texas, where booming population and service development suggest a quickly growing demand for energy. Lyssy Energy believes that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and supply all sort of sustainable energy solutions. This state is our house, and the energy crisis unfolding in our yard is individual. We desire to belong of the solution and help our neighbors across the state establish much-needed sources of clean power. We are well on our way, with 1.5 gigawatts (GW) of clean, reputable energy including one wind and three solar tasks currently in advancement and a possible portfolio of 15 GW.
What obstacles do you deal with? Why?
Capital is among the most significant challenges we deal with at the moment. The sun and the wind provide electrical power, however capital is what moves everything and everyone else. We need capital for daily operations, and to establish, construct and operate our tasks.
Securing development capital early is essential in providing land control and affiliation research studies to get jobs off the ground. We are working hard to develop relationships with large financial investment firms that have a strong interest in renewables and can offer the capital necessary to develop a successful renewable resource project.
How can potential partners work with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to partnerships or joint endeavors. We are readily available to go over the requirement for all kinds of capital stack with numerous equity, tax and debt business that run in this market and those interested in buying renewable resource projects and business. Preferably, we would like to work with investment partners that can offer capital from the development phase through the building and construction stage. We are also open to partners who have an interest in investing in the company.
How are you making an effect through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises strives to continue developing a varied business. We wish to assist balance the inequalities in our society by connecting to people that are historically overlooked and passed over. Ladies and people of color are crucial to our success, and it is very important to promote their improvement to positions of management and management.
Lyssy Energy is working with poor neighborhoods in rural areas, and we hope to make a difference by bringing renewable energy projects to locations with high rates of poverty and other susceptible neighborhoods. 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 development so everyone shares the benefits.
How has your Accelerate subscription helped your service?
Being able to participate in ACOREs Accelerate membership program is a benefit and a delight. The Accelerate Program has linked us to some of the biggest and most influential business in the world, and these connections assist provide us the power to make a difference.
To find out more about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, go to https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.