By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
In 2021, we have reintroduced ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service company, however as eco-friendly energy developers with the hope of owning and running utility-scale eco-friendly energy projects.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, independently held, utility-scale designer of solar, wind and battery energy services. Lyssy Energy believes that by deploying wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and supply all kinds of sustainable energy solutions. Lyssy Energy is working with poor neighborhoods in rural locations, and we hope to make a distinction by bringing renewable energy projects to areas with high rates of hardship 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 installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog site series.
Each installment features industry leaders and subjects associated with accelerating a fair and just shift 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 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 begin Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises all started with a favor to my daddy. 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 developers. There were certainly obstacles and shortcomings, closed doors and unequal partnerships, however we used this time to really refine our craft. If we desired our service to grow and succeed then we would require to take a danger, we realized that. In 2020, when the world was forced to slow down due to the pandemic, we decided to take that threat. We utilized 2020 to rebrand Lyssy Energy into the business we had actually always dreamed about. In 2021, we have actually 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 renewable resource projects.
Tell us about Lyssy Energy.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an innovative, independently held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy solutions. Our prime regulation is to contribute to the velocity of the energy industrys transition to sustainable energy. Lyssy Energy believes that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize our efforts and provide all kinds of sustainable energy services.
What challenges do you face? Why?
Capital is one of the greatest challenges we deal with at the minute. The wind and the sun supply electrical power, however capital is what moves whatever and everybody else. We need capital for daily operations, and to establish, construct and run our jobs.
Securing development capital early is essential in offering land control and interconnection research studies to get tasks off the ground. We are working hard to establish relationships with large investment firms that have a strong interest in renewables and can offer the capital required to develop a successful eco-friendly energy job.
How can potential partners do service with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to collaborations or joint ventures. We are available to talk about the requirement for all kinds of capital stack with various equity, tax and financial obligation companies that operate in this industry and those thinking about buying renewable energy jobs and companies. Preferably, we would like to work with financial investment partners that can offer capital from the development stage through the building phase. We are likewise available to partners who have an interest in buying the business.
How are you making an impact through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises strives to continue constructing a diverse company. We want to help stabilize the inequalities in our society by connecting to people that are historically disregarded and passed over. Ladies and individuals of color are essential to our success, and it is necessary to promote their advancement to positions of management and management.
Lyssy Energy is working with bad communities in rural locations, and we hope to make a difference by bringing renewable energy jobs to areas with high rates of hardship and other susceptible neighborhoods. It is essential 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 business?
Being able to take part in ACOREs Accelerate membership program is an opportunity and a pleasure. The Accelerate Program has actually linked us to some of the greatest and most prominent companies in the world, and these connections assist provide us the power to make a distinction.
For more information about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, see https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.