By Constance ThompsonAugust 30, 2021
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is delighted to share the second installation in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog site series.
Each installment will include industry leaders and topics associated with speeding up a fair and just shift to a renewable resource economy.
In acknowledgment of National Black Business Month, our August features highlight how 3 Black-owned Accelerate member companies are thriving in the renewable resource sector.
Kevin Butler, PMP, PE, is the Chief Executive Officer of Sole Trader Renewable Energy LLC, a minority- and veteran-owned renewable resource company based in Memphis, Tennessee. Sole Trader helps governments, utilities and co-ops incorporate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to start your business?
A drive to bring ingenious innovations and advanced building methods to the sustainable energy market. I want to lower the amount of green area used to support the development of renewable energy worldwide and assistance bring our industry into the future. I established this company after working for a number of big utilities and recognizing that the old model will not get us to where we require to be as a nation. We require dynamic, unencumbered thought that welcomes the possibility of where we can go. Albert Einstein said, “Logic will get you from A to Z; creativity will get you everywhere.” This is the genesis of Sole Trader.
How are you making an effect through your company?
We are changing the method energies, governments and co-ops think about powering the future of this fantastic country. We invest in finding and using proven, emerging innovations from around the world that can be used to power the present and the future. Sole Trader offers our customers access to clean energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our ability to shape the nation each and every day.
Tell us about your business?
Sole Trader is a diverse, expert, leading-edge renewable resource company with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, building, operations and upkeep. Our group of energy specialists helps us lower building and construction expenses and timelines for our clients. We can likewise offer consulting and strategic planning services, website recognition and preparation, building, operations and upkeep, equipment recycling, cybersecurity, website startup or shutdown, therefore a lot more.
Is there anything else you want to show ACORE members and partners?
We accept opportunities to bring our clients into the future, utilizing our substantial lessons found out and our proven brand-new technologies. And we believe energy self-reliance is the crucial to green development.
To find out more about Sole Trader, check out soletraderenergy.org.
A drive to bring innovative innovations and advanced building methods to the eco-friendly energy industry. I want to minimize the quantity of green space used to support the development of sustainable energy around the world and aid bring our market into the future. Sole Trader provides our customers access to tidy energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our ability to shape the country each and every day.
Sole Trader is a varied, professional, leading-edge sustainable energy company with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, construction, operations and maintenance. And we think energy self-reliance is the crucial to green growth.