By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
In 2021, we have reintroduced ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service company, but as eco-friendly energy developers with the hope of owning and running utility-scale sustainable energy projects.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, independently held, utility-scale designer of solar, wind and battery energy solutions. Lyssy Energy believes that by deploying wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize our efforts and provide all kinds of eco-friendly energy services. Lyssy Energy is working with poor communities in rural locations, and we hope to make a difference by bringing renewable energy jobs to locations with high rates of hardship and other susceptible communities. It is essential for the energy shift to not only modification how we produce energy, however to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological development so everyone shares the benefits.
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is pleased to share the next installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog site series.
Each installment features market leaders and subjects associated with accelerating a fair and just shift to a renewable resource economy. In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting 3 Hispanic-owned member business that are flourishing 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 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 offering an additional source of earnings.
A couple years later, we started partnering with renewable resource designers. There were definitely imperfections and challenges, closed doors and unequal partnerships, but we utilized this time to actually sharpen our craft. If we desired our business to grow and prosper then we would require to take a risk, we realized that. In 2020, when the world was forced to decrease due to the pandemic, we chose to take that danger. We used 2020 to rebrand Lyssy Energy into the business we had actually always dreamed about. In 2021, we have reestablished ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service company, but as sustainable energy developers with the hope of owning and running utility-scale sustainable energy jobs.
Tell us about Lyssy Energy.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an innovative, independently held, utility-scale designer of solar, wind and battery energy solutions. Our prime regulation is to add to the acceleration of the energy industrys shift to sustainable energy. We focus our operations in Texas, where growing population and business development indicate a rapidly growing demand for energy. Lyssy Energy thinks that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize our efforts and offer all sort of renewable resource services. This state is our home, and the energy crisis unfolding in our backyard is personal. We desire to be a part of the option and help our neighbors throughout the state establish much-needed sources of tidy power. We are well on our method, with 1.5 gigawatts (GW) of clean, reliable energy consisting of one wind and 3 solar jobs presently in development and a prospective portfolio of 15 GW.
What challenges do you deal with? Why?
Capital is one of the greatest challenges we face at the minute. The sun and the wind supply electricity, but capital is what moves everything and everybody else. We require capital for everyday operations, and to develop, construct and run our projects.
Protecting advancement capital early is vital in supplying land control and affiliation research studies to get jobs off the ground. We are striving to develop relationships with large investment firms that have a strong interest in renewables and can supply the capital essential to develop an effective renewable resource project.
How can possible partners work with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to collaborations or joint ventures. We are offered to discuss the requirement for all types of capital stack with different equity, tax and financial obligation companies that operate in this industry and those interested in investing in eco-friendly energy projects and companies.
How are you making an effect through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises makes every effort to continue building a varied business. We wish to help stabilize the inequalities in our society by reaching out to individuals that are traditionally disregarded and passed over. Ladies and individuals of color are crucial to our success, and it is very important to promote their improvement to positions of management and leadership.
Lyssy Energy is working with bad neighborhoods in rural locations, and we hope to make a difference by bringing renewable energy projects to areas with high rates of hardship and other susceptible neighborhoods. It is crucial for the energy transition to not only change how we produce energy, but to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological evolution so everyone shares the advantages.
How has your Accelerate subscription helped your organization?
Being able to get involved in ACOREs Accelerate membership program is an opportunity and a pleasure. The Accelerate Program has actually connected us to some of the most significant and most prominent companies in the world, and these connections assist provide us the power to make a distinction.
To read more about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, visit https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.