By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
In 2021, we have reintroduced ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service company, but as sustainable energy developers with the hope of owning and operating utility-scale sustainable energy projects.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, independently 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 offer all kinds of sustainable energy solutions. Lyssy Energy is working with poor communities in rural locations, and we hope to make a difference by bringing eco-friendly energy tasks to areas with high rates of poverty and other vulnerable neighborhoods. It is crucial for the energy shift to not only modification how we produce energy, however to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological advancement so everybody shares the benefits.
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is happy to share the next installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series.
Each installment features industry leaders and topics related to speeding up a fair and simply shift to an eco-friendly energy economy. In acknowledgment of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting 3 Hispanic-owned member business that are thriving in the sustainable energy sector.
Today, we are featuring Lyssy Energy Enterprises, a utility-scale sustainable energy 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 start Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises all started with a favor to my father. He asked me to assemble an energy lease that would secure his land for ranching and farming while providing an additional income source. Prior to we understood it, my hubby and I were helping others in the very same circumstance. We made it main, got and began a service to work.
A couple years later, we started partnering with sustainable energy designers. We utilized 2020 to rebrand Lyssy Energy into the company we had constantly dreamed about. In 2021, we have reintroduced ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service company, however as renewable energy developers with the hope of owning and running utility-scale renewable energy jobs.
Inform us about Lyssy Energy.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an innovative, privately held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy solutions. Our prime directive is to contribute to the velocity of the energy industrys shift to sustainable energy. We focus our operations in Texas, where booming population and organization growth mean a quickly growing demand for energy. Lyssy Energy believes that by deploying wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and offer all type of renewable resource services. This state is our house, and the energy crisis unfolding in our yard is individual. We wish to be a part of the option and help our next-door 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 consisting of one wind and three solar tasks presently in development and a potential portfolio of 15 GW.
What obstacles do you deal with? Why?
Capital is one of the greatest obstacles we deal with at the moment. The wind and the sun supply electricity, but capital is what moves everything and everybody else. We require capital for daily operations, and to establish, construct and operate our jobs.
Protecting advancement capital early is important in supplying land control and affiliation studies to get projects off the ground. We are working hard to establish relationships with large financial investment firms that have a strong interest in renewables and can offer the capital required to produce an effective renewable resource project.
How can prospective partners work with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to collaborations or joint ventures. We are readily available to talk about the need for all types of capital stack with various equity, tax and financial obligation companies that operate in this industry and those interested in investing in sustainable energy jobs and companies.
How are you making an effect through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises aims to continue developing a varied business. We wish to help balance the inequalities in our society by reaching out to individuals that are historically ignored and passed over. Women and people of color are essential to our success, and it is very important to promote their development to positions of management and management.
Lyssy Energy is working with poor neighborhoods in rural locations, and we hope to make a distinction by bringing sustainable energy projects to areas with high rates of poverty and other vulnerable communities. It is essential for the energy transition to not only change how we produce energy, but to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological advancement so everybody shares the benefits.
How has your Accelerate membership assisted your service?
Having the ability to take part in ACOREs Accelerate subscription program is a pleasure and a privilege. This program has actually supported our efforts to be a part of the option throughout this unsure time in our lives. The Accelerate Program has linked us to some of the greatest and most prominent companies worldwide, and these connections help offer us the power to make a difference. Someday, we hope to return the favor.
To learn more about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, go to https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.