Renewable Power Perspectives Q&A with Kevin Butler, Founder & CEO of Sole Trader Renewable Energy
By Constance ThompsonAugust 30, 2021
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is happy to share the 2nd installation in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog site series.
Each installation will include market leaders and topics related to accelerating a fair and simply transition to an eco-friendly energy economy.
In acknowledgment of National Black Business Month, our August functions highlight how three Black-owned Accelerate member business 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, co-ops and utilities incorporate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to begin your business?
A drive to bring innovative technologies and advanced building methods to the sustainable energy industry. I desire to reduce the amount of green area utilized to support the growth of renewable resource around the world and assistance bring our market into the future. I established this business after working for a couple of large utilities and recognizing that the old design will not get us to where we need to be as a nation. We require vibrant, unencumbered thought that accepts the possibility of where we can go. Albert Einstein said, “Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.” This is the genesis of Sole Trader.
How are you making an impact through your business?
We are altering the method co-ops, energies and governments think of powering the future of this great country. We purchase finding and utilizing tested, emerging technologies from around the world that can be used to power the present and the future. Sole Trader provides our clients access to clean energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our ability to form the nation each and every day.
Inform us about your business?
Sole Trader is a varied, expert, leading-edge renewable resource business with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, construction, operations and upkeep. Our group of utility specialists helps us minimize building and construction costs and timelines for our customers. We can also supply consulting and strategic planning services, site identification and preparation, building, operations and upkeep, equipment recycling, cybersecurity, site startup or shutdown, and so much more.
Exists anything else you want to show ACORE members and partners?
There is no obstacle little or too big for us. We embrace opportunities to bring our clients into the future, utilizing our extensive lessons found out and our proven new innovations. We can help our customers believe in a different way about their community and the world. We like to say, “We provide you more power over your power.” And we think energy self-reliance is the crucial to green growth.
For more information about Sole Trader, visit soletraderenergy.org.
A drive to bring innovative innovations and advanced structure methods to the sustainable energy industry. I desire to decrease the amount of green area used to support the growth of eco-friendly energy around the world and help bring our market into the future. Sole Trader offers our customers access to tidy energy, and we are inspiring the next generation with our ability to shape the country each and every day.
Sole Trader is a diverse, expert, leading-edge sustainable energy business with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, building and construction, operations and upkeep. And we think energy self-reliance is the crucial to green growth.