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 solutions. Lyssy Energy believes that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize our efforts and offer all kinds of sustainable energy options. Lyssy Energy is working with bad communities in rural areas, and we hope to make a distinction by bringing sustainable energy projects to areas with high rates of hardship and other susceptible neighborhoods. 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 development so everybody shares the advantages.
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is delighted to share the next installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog site series.
Each installment features market leaders and topics related to accelerating a fair and just shift to an eco-friendly energy economy. In acknowledgment of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting three Hispanic-owned member business that are growing in the renewable energy sector.
Today, we are featuring Lyssy Energy Enterprises, a utility-scale renewable 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 father. He asked me to create an energy lease that would safeguard his land for ranching and farming while offering an extra source of earnings. Before we understood it, my partner and I were helping others in the same situation. We made it main, got and started an organization to work.
A couple years later, we started partnering with eco-friendly energy developers. We utilized 2020 to rebrand Lyssy Energy into the company we had constantly dreamed about. In 2021, we have reestablished ourselves to the world– no longer as an energy service company, but as eco-friendly energy designers with the hope of owning and running utility-scale renewable energy projects.
Inform us about Lyssy Energy.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, independently held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy options. Our prime instruction is to contribute to the acceleration of the energy markets transition to sustainable energy. We concentrate our operations in Texas, where booming population and organization development mean a rapidly growing need for energy. Lyssy Energy believes that by deploying wind, solar and battery storage, we can optimize our efforts and offer all sort of renewable resource services. This state is our house, and the energy crisis unfolding in our yard is individual. We desire to be a part of the service and assist our neighbors throughout the state establish much-needed sources of clean power. We are well on our method, with 1.5 gigawatts (GW) of clean, dependable energy including one wind and three solar jobs presently in development and a possible portfolio of 15 GW.
What obstacles do you deal with? Why?
Capital is among the greatest difficulties we face at the minute. The sun and the wind provide electrical energy, but capital is what moves whatever and everybody else. We need capital for everyday operations, and to develop, construct and run our projects.
Securing development capital early is vital in supplying land control and interconnection research studies to get jobs off the ground. We are working hard to establish relationships with large investment companies that have a strong interest in renewables and can provide the capital required to produce an effective sustainable energy job.
How can potential partners work with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to collaborations or joint ventures. We are offered to talk about the requirement for all kinds of capital stack with various equity, tax and debt business that operate in this industry and those interested in investing in renewable resource jobs and business. Ideally, we wish to work with financial investment partners that can offer capital from the development stage through the construction stage. We are also open to partners who are interested in buying the company.
How are you making an impact through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises strives to continue building a diverse company. We hope to assist stabilize the inequalities in our society by reaching out to people that are traditionally disregarded and passed over. Ladies and individuals of color are essential to our success, and it is essential to promote their advancement 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 eco-friendly energy tasks to locations with high rates of hardship and other vulnerable neighborhoods. 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 evolution so everyone shares the advantages.
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To read more about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, check out https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.