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 industry leaders and topics associated with accelerating an equitable and just transition to a renewable resource economy.
In recognition of National Black Business Month, our August features highlight how 3 Black-owned Accelerate member business are prospering 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 energy company based in Memphis, Tennessee. Sole Trader assists co-ops, governments and utilities integrate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to start your company?
A drive to bring innovative technologies and advanced structure strategies to the sustainable energy industry. I want to reduce the amount of green space used to support the growth of renewable resource around the globe and aid bring our market into the future. I founded this business after working for a couple of large utilities and understanding that the old design will not get us to where we require to be as a country. We require vibrant, unencumbered thought that accepts the possibility of where we can go. Albert Einstein stated, “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 business?
We are changing the method co-ops, federal governments and energies think of powering the future of this excellent nation. We purchase finding and utilizing tested, emerging innovations from around the globe that can be used to power the present and the future. Sole Trader offers our customers access to clean energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our capability to shape the nation each and every day.
Tell us about your business?
Sole Trader is a diverse, professional, leading-edge sustainable energy business with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, building, operations and maintenance. Our group of utility experts helps us minimize building costs and timelines for our clients. We can also offer consulting and tactical preparation services, website recognition and preparation, construction, operations and maintenance, equipment recycling, cybersecurity, website startup or shutdown, therefore far more.
Exists anything else you wish to share with ACORE members and partners?
We welcome chances to bring our clients into the future, utilizing our extensive lessons found out and our proven new technologies. And we think energy self-reliance is the essential to green development.
To read more about Sole Trader, see soletraderenergy.org.
A drive to bring ingenious technologies and advanced structure strategies to the sustainable energy market. I want to decrease the amount of green area used to support the growth of sustainable energy around the world and aid bring our market into the future. Sole Trader offers our customers access to clean energy, and we are inspiring the next generation with our ability to shape the country each and every day.
Sole Trader is a diverse, expert, leading-edge sustainable energy business with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, construction, operations and upkeep. And we believe energy self-reliance is the crucial to green development.