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 delighted to share the second installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog site series.
Each installment will feature market leaders and subjects related to accelerating an equitable and just transition to a renewable resource economy.
In acknowledgment of National Black Business Month, our August features highlight how 3 Black-owned Accelerate member companies are flourishing in the renewable energy sector.
Kevin Butler, PMP, PE, is the Chief Executive Officer of Sole Trader Renewable Energy LLC, a minority- and veteran-owned renewable resource business based in Memphis, Tennessee. Sole Trader assists co-ops, energies and governments integrate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to start your company?
A drive to bring innovative technologies and advanced building strategies to the sustainable energy market. I want to decrease the quantity of green space used to support the development of eco-friendly energy around the world and assistance bring our industry into the future. I established this business after working for a couple of large energies and understanding that the old design will not get us to where we need to be as a country.
How are you making an impact through your business?
We are altering the method governments, co-ops and utilities consider powering the future of this excellent country. We buy finding and utilizing tested, emerging innovations from worldwide that can be utilized to power today and the future. Sole Trader offers our clients access to tidy energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our ability to form the country each and every day.
Inform us about your business?
Sole Trader is a varied, professional, leading-edge renewable resource company with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, building and construction, operations and maintenance. Our group of energy specialists helps us decrease building and construction expenses and timelines for our customers. We can also supply consulting and strategic preparation services, site identification and preparation, building, operations and maintenance, equipment recycling, cybersecurity, website start-up or shutdown, and so much more.
Exists anything else you wish to show ACORE members and partners?
We accept opportunities to bring our customers into the future, utilizing our substantial lessons discovered and our proven brand-new innovations. And we think energy self-reliance is the key to green growth.
To find out more about Sole Trader, visit

A drive to bring ingenious technologies and advanced structure techniques to the eco-friendly energy market. I desire to minimize the quantity of green space used to support the growth of eco-friendly energy around the world and aid bring our market into the future. Sole Trader provides our clients access to tidy energy, and we are inspiring the next generation with our capability to shape the nation each and every day.
Sole Trader is a diverse, professional, leading-edge sustainable energy company with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, construction, operations and upkeep. And we think energy independence is the crucial to green development.