By Constance ThompsonOctober 7, 2021
In 2021, we have actually reestablished 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 renewable energy projects.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an ingenious, privately held, utility-scale designer of solar, wind and battery energy services. Lyssy Energy believes that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize our efforts and supply all kinds of sustainable energy options. Lyssy Energy is working with poor communities in rural areas, and we hope to make a difference by bringing sustainable energy projects to locations with high rates of poverty and other susceptible communities. It is essential for the energy shift to not only modification how we produce energy, but to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological development 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 includes industry leaders and subjects related to accelerating a fair and just shift to a renewable energy economy. In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, ACORE is highlighting three Hispanic-owned member business that are thriving in the sustainable energy sector.
Today, we are including 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 dad. He asked me to create an energy lease that would protect his land for ranching and farming while supplying an additional income source. Before we understood it, my spouse and I were helping others in the very same circumstance. So, we made it main, started an organization and got to work.
A couple years later, we started partnering with renewable resource developers. There were certainly obstacles and imperfections, closed doors and unequal partnerships, but we used this time to truly develop our craft. If we wanted our business to grow and succeed then we would require to take a threat, we recognized that. In 2020, when the world was forced to slow down due to the pandemic, we chose to take that danger. We utilized 2020 to rebrand Lyssy Energy into the company we had always dreamed about. In 2021, we have reestablished 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 jobs.
Inform us about Lyssy Energy.
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is an innovative, independently held, utility-scale developer of solar, wind and battery energy solutions. Our prime directive is to contribute to the acceleration of the energy markets transition to sustainable energy. Lyssy Energy thinks that by releasing wind, solar and battery storage, we can maximize our efforts and supply all kinds of renewable energy options.
What difficulties do you deal with? Why?
Capital is one of the biggest difficulties we face at the minute. The wind and the sun provide electrical energy, but capital is what moves whatever and everyone else. We need capital for daily operations, and to establish, construct and operate our tasks.
Securing development capital early is important in supplying land control and interconnection research studies to get projects off the ground. We are striving to establish relationships with big financial investment firms that have a strong interest in renewables and can provide the capital essential to create an effective renewable energy task.
How can prospective partners do business with you?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises is open to partnerships or joint ventures. We are offered to discuss the requirement for all types of capital stack with various equity, tax and debt business that operate in this industry and those interested in investing in sustainable energy tasks and companies.
How are you making an effect through Lyssy Energy?
Lyssy Energy Enterprises strives to continue developing a varied company. We hope to assist stabilize the inequalities in our society by connecting to individuals that are historically neglected and passed over. Ladies and individuals of color are crucial to our success, and it is very important to promote their improvement to positions of management and management.
Poverty is another problem we hope to resolve. Lyssy Energy is dealing with bad communities in rural locations, and we intend to make a difference by bringing sustainable energy jobs to locations with high rates of poverty and other vulnerable communities. These tasks provide budget friendly and trusted electricity, and also bring job chances and infrastructure development to poor neighborhoods. It is essential for the energy shift to not only change how we produce energy, however to bring the disenfranchised to the center of this technological advancement so everybody shares the advantages.
How has your Accelerate membership helped your organization?
Being able to take part in ACOREs Accelerate membership program is a pleasure and an opportunity. The Accelerate Program has actually linked us to some of the biggest and most influential companies in the world, and these connections help offer us the power to make a distinction.
To read more about or contact Lyssy Energy Enterprises, see https://www.lyssyenergy.com/.