By Constance ThompsonAugust 30, 2021
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is delighted to share the 2nd installation in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series.
Each installation will feature industry leaders and topics connected to speeding up an equitable 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 business are growing in the sustainable energy 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 begin your business?
A drive to bring ingenious innovations and advanced building strategies to the sustainable energy market. I wish to reduce the amount of green area utilized to support the growth of eco-friendly energy around the world and assistance bring our industry into the future. I established this company after working for a number of big utilities and realizing that the old design will not get us to where we require to be as a country. We require dynamic, unencumbered idea 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 altering the way co-ops, federal governments and energies consider powering the future of this terrific country. We invest in finding and making use of proven, emerging innovations from all over the world that can be used to power the present and the future. Sole Trader offers our clients access to tidy energy, and we are inspiring the next generation with our capability to shape the nation each and every day.
Tell us about your company?
Sole Trader is a diverse, professional, leading-edge renewable resource company with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, building and construction, operations and maintenance. Our team of energy experts assists us lower construction expenses and timelines for our customers. We can also provide consulting and tactical planning services, website identification and preparation, building and construction, operations and maintenance, equipment recycling, cybersecurity, site startup or shutdown, therefore far more.
Exists anything else you wish to show ACORE members and partners?
We embrace opportunities to bring our customers into the future, using our comprehensive lessons discovered and our proven new technologies. And we believe energy self-reliance is the crucial to green development.
To read more about Sole Trader, see soletraderenergy.org.
A drive to bring innovative innovations and advanced structure strategies to the eco-friendly energy industry. I want to reduce the amount of green area used to support the growth of renewable energy around the world and assistance bring our market into the future. Sole Trader provides our clients access to tidy energy, and we are inspiring the next generation with our ability to shape the nation each and every day.
Sole Trader is a diverse, professional, leading-edge eco-friendly energy business with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, building, operations and maintenance. And we think energy self-reliance is the essential to green growth.