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 series.
Each installment will feature industry leaders and topics associated with speeding up a fair and simply shift to a sustainable energy economy.
In acknowledgment of National Black Business Month, our August features highlight how 3 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 renewable energy company based in Memphis, Tennessee. Sole Trader assists co-ops, federal governments and energies integrate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to begin your company?
A drive to bring innovative innovations and advanced building techniques to the sustainable energy industry. I wish to reduce the amount of green area utilized to support the development of sustainable energy around the world and assistance bring our market into the future. I founded this company after working for a number of big energies and realizing that the old model will not get us to where we require to be as a country. We need 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 way utilities, co-ops and governments believe about powering the future of this excellent nation. We purchase finding and utilizing proven, emerging technologies from worldwide that can be utilized to power today and the future. Sole Trader gives our clients access to clean energy, and we are inspiring the next generation with our capability to form the country each and every day.
Tell us about your company?
Sole Trader is a diverse, expert, leading-edge renewable resource company with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, building, operations and maintenance. Our group of energy specialists assists us minimize building and construction expenses and timelines for our customers. We can likewise provide consulting and strategic preparation services, website identification and preparation, building, operations and upkeep, devices recycling, cybersecurity, site startup or shutdown, and so far more.
Is there anything else you would like to show ACORE members and partners?
There is no obstacle too large or little for us. We embrace opportunities to bring our clients into the future, using our comprehensive lessons learned and our tested brand-new innovations. We can help our customers believe differently about their community and the world. We like to state, “We give you more power over your power.” And we think energy independence is the crucial to green development.
To read more about Sole Trader, visit soletraderenergy.org.
A drive to bring ingenious technologies and advanced structure techniques to the eco-friendly energy industry. I want to lower the quantity of green area used to support the growth of sustainable energy around the world and help bring our industry into the future. Sole Trader offers our customers access to tidy energy, and we are inspiring the next generation with our capability to shape the country each and every day.
Sole Trader is a diverse, expert, leading-edge eco-friendly energy business with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, construction, operations and maintenance. And we believe energy self-reliance is the crucial to green development.