Renewable Power Perspectives Q&A with Kevin Butler, Founder & CEO of Sole Trader Renewable Energy

By Constance ThompsonAugust 30, 2021

A drive to bring innovative technologies and advanced building strategies to the renewable energy industry. I want to lower the quantity of green space utilized to support the growth of renewable energy around the world and assistance bring our industry into the future. Sole Trader provides our customers access to tidy energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our ability to form the nation each and every day.
Sole Trader is a varied, expert, leading-edge renewable energy company with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, building and construction, operations and upkeep. And we believe energy self-reliance is the key to green development.

The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is pleased to share the 2nd installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog site series.
Each installation will include industry leaders and subjects connected to accelerating an equitable and simply transition to a renewable energy economy.
In recognition of National Black Business Month, our August functions highlight how three Black-owned Accelerate member companies are growing 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 sustainable energy company based in Memphis, Tennessee. Sole Trader helps co-ops, federal governments and energies incorporate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to begin your business?
A drive to bring ingenious innovations and advanced building methods to the eco-friendly energy industry. I desire to minimize the amount of green area used to support the development of renewable resource all over the world 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 design will not get us to where we need to be as a country. We require dynamic, unencumbered thought that accepts the possibility of where we can go. Albert Einstein stated, “Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you all over.” This is the genesis of Sole Trader.
How are you making an impact through your business?
We are altering the way co-ops, energies and federal governments believe about powering the future of this excellent nation. We buy finding and making use of proven, emerging technologies from all over the world that can be utilized to power today 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 eco-friendly energy business with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, building, operations and upkeep. Our group of utility specialists assists us reduce construction expenses and timelines for our customers. We can likewise supply consulting and strategic preparation services, website identification and preparation, construction, operations and upkeep, devices recycling, cybersecurity, site start-up or shutdown, therefore much more.
Is there anything else you wish to show ACORE members and partners?
We embrace opportunities to bring our customers into the future, using our extensive lessons discovered and our proven new technologies. And we believe energy independence is the essential to green development.
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