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 structure strategies to the eco-friendly energy market. I desire to reduce the quantity of green space utilized to support the development of sustainable energy around the world and assistance bring our market into the future. Sole Trader gives our customers access to tidy energy, and we are motivating 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 maintenance. And we think energy self-reliance is the key to green growth.
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is happy to share the second installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog site series.
Each installation will include market leaders and topics connected to speeding up a fair 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 thriving in the eco-friendly energy sector.
Kevin Butler, PMP, PE, is the Chief Executive Officer of Sole Trader Renewable Energy LLC, a minority- and veteran-owned sustainable energy business based in Memphis, Tennessee. Sole Trader helps co-ops, energies and federal governments incorporate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to start your company?
A drive to bring ingenious innovations and advanced building strategies to the eco-friendly energy market. I wish to minimize the amount of green area used to support the development of sustainable energy around the globe and help bring our industry into the future. I founded this business after working for a number of large energies and recognizing that the old model will not get us to where we need to be as a nation. We require vibrant, unencumbered thought that embraces the possibility of where we can go. Albert Einstein stated, “Logic will get you from A to Z; creativity 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 federal governments, co-ops and utilities think of powering the future of this terrific nation. We invest in finding and utilizing tested, emerging technologies from all over the world that can be used to power the present and the future. Sole Trader gives our clients access to clean energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our capability to form the nation each and every day.
Tell us about your company?
Sole Trader is a varied, professional, leading-edge renewable resource company with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, building, operations and maintenance. Our team of utility specialists helps us minimize construction expenses and timelines for our clients. We can likewise offer consulting and tactical planning services, site identification and preparation, construction, operations and maintenance, devices recycling, cybersecurity, website startup or shutdown, and so far more.
Is there anything else you wish to share with ACORE members and partners?
There is no difficulty too large or little for us. We accept opportunities to bring our clients into the future, utilizing our extensive lessons learned and our proven new technologies. We can assist our clients think in a different way about their community and the world. We like to state, “We give you more power over your power.” And our company believe energy self-reliance is the key to green development.
For more information about Sole Trader, go to soletraderenergy.org.