By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is happy to share the next installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series.
Each installment features market leaders and subjects connected to accelerating a fair and simply shift to a renewable resource economy. In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting three Hispanic-owned member companies that are growing in the renewable resource sector.
Today, we are featuring Lyssy Energy Enterprises, a utility-scale eco-friendly energy 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 dad. He asked me to put together an energy lease that would protect his land for ranching and farming while supplying an additional source of earnings.
A couple years later, we began partnering with renewable energy designers. We used 2020 to rebrand Lyssy Energy into the company we had constantly dreamed about. In 2021, we have actually reestablished ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service company, but as sustainable energy designers with the hope of owning and running utility-scale eco-friendly energy tasks.
Inform us about Lyssy Energy.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an innovative, independently held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy options. Our prime directive is to contribute to the velocity of the energy markets transition to sustainable energy. Lyssy Energy believes that by deploying wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and offer all kinds of sustainable energy services.
What obstacles do you deal with? Why?
Capital is one of the greatest challenges we deal with at the minute. The wind and the sun supply electrical power, but capital is what moves everything and everybody else. We need capital for everyday operations, and to establish, construct and operate our jobs.
Protecting advancement capital early is vital in offering land control and affiliation studies to get projects off the ground. We are striving to develop relationships with big investment firms that have a strong interest in renewables and can provide the capital essential to create a successful renewable resource project.
How can possible partners work with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to collaborations or joint endeavors. We are offered to discuss the requirement for all types of capital stack with different equity, tax and financial obligation business that run in this market and those interested in buying renewable resource tasks and companies. Preferably, we would like to deal with investment partners that can supply capital from the development phase through the construction stage. We are also open to partners who are interested in investing in the business.
How are you making an impact through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises aims to continue developing a varied company. We intend to assist balance the inequalities in our society by reaching out to individuals that are traditionally overlooked and passed over. Females and individuals of color are essential to our success, and it is very important to promote their improvement to positions of management and leadership.
Hardship is another issue we intend to attend to. Lyssy Energy is dealing with bad communities in backwoods, and we hope to make a difference by bringing renewable resource projects to locations with high rates of hardship and other susceptible communities. These jobs offer inexpensive and reliable electrical power, and also bring task chances and infrastructure advancement to poor neighborhoods. It is essential for the energy transition to not only modification how we produce energy, however to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological development so everyone shares the advantages.
How has your Accelerate membership assisted your service?
Being able to take part in ACOREs Accelerate subscription program is a privilege and a delight. The Accelerate Program has actually linked us to some of the greatest and most prominent companies in the world, and these connections help give us the power to make a difference.
For more information about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, go to https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.
In 2021, we have reestablished ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service business, but as sustainable energy designers with the hope of owning and running utility-scale renewable energy projects.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, privately held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy options. 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 bad communities in rural areas, and we hope to make a distinction by bringing eco-friendly energy tasks to locations with high rates of poverty and other vulnerable neighborhoods. It is essential 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 everyone shares the advantages.