By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
In 2021, we have actually reintroduced ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service business, however as sustainable energy designers with the hope of owning and running utility-scale eco-friendly energy jobs.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, privately held, utility-scale designer of solar, wind and battery energy services. Lyssy Energy thinks that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and supply all kinds of sustainable energy solutions. Lyssy Energy is working with poor communities in rural locations, and we hope to make a distinction by bringing eco-friendly energy tasks to areas with high rates of hardship and other vulnerable neighborhoods. It is important for the energy shift to not only change how we produce energy, but to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological evolution 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 market leaders and subjects connected to accelerating a fair and simply transition to a renewable resource economy. In acknowledgment of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting three Hispanic-owned member companies that are prospering in the renewable energy sector.
Today, we are featuring 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 start Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises all began with a favor to my father. He asked me to put together an energy lease that would protect his land for ranching and farming while supplying an extra income. Prior to we understood it, my hubby and I were helping others in the same situation. So, we made it official, started a company and got to work.
A couple years later, we started partnering with eco-friendly energy designers. There were certainly obstacles and imperfections, closed doors and unequal partnerships, but we used this time to really refine our craft. We realized that if we wanted our business to grow and be successful then we would need to take a threat. In 2020, when the world was required to decrease due to the pandemic, we decided to take that danger. 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 company, however as sustainable energy developers with the hope of owning and operating utility-scale renewable resource tasks.
Inform us about Lyssy Energy.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, independently held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy solutions. Our prime regulation is to contribute to the velocity of the energy markets shift to sustainable energy. Lyssy Energy thinks that by deploying wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize our efforts and supply all kinds of eco-friendly energy services.
What difficulties do you face? Why?
Capital is one of the most significant challenges we deal with at the minute. The sun and the wind offer electricity, but capital is what moves whatever and everybody else. We require capital for daily operations, and to develop, construct and run our tasks.
Protecting advancement capital early is important in offering land control and interconnection studies to get jobs off the ground. We are striving to establish relationships with large financial investment firms that have a strong interest in renewables and can offer the capital essential to produce an effective renewable resource project.
How can potential partners do organization with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to partnerships or joint ventures. We are offered to go over the requirement for all types of capital stack with various equity, tax and financial obligation companies that operate in this market and those interested in investing in sustainable energy tasks and companies.
How are you making an effect through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises aims to continue developing a varied business. We want to help balance the inequalities in our society by reaching out to individuals that are historically overlooked and passed over. Ladies and individuals of color are key to our success, and it is essential to promote their advancement to positions of management and management.
Hardship is another issue we wish to resolve. Lyssy Energy is dealing with bad neighborhoods in backwoods, and we want to make a distinction by bringing renewable energy tasks to locations with high rates of poverty and other susceptible communities. These tasks provide economical and trusted electrical power, and likewise bring task chances and facilities development to poor 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 evolution so everybody shares the benefits.
How has your Accelerate membership helped your business?
Being able to participate in ACOREs Accelerate subscription program is a pleasure and a privilege. The Accelerate Program has actually linked us to some of the biggest and most influential business in the world, and these connections help give us the power to make a difference.
To find out more about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, check out https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.