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 second installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series.
Each installation will feature industry leaders and topics connected to accelerating a fair and simply transition to an eco-friendly energy economy.
In acknowledgment 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 eco-friendly energy company based in Memphis, Tennessee. Sole Trader assists federal governments, co-ops and utilities integrate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to start your business?
A drive to bring innovative innovations and advanced structure techniques to the eco-friendly energy market. I desire to lower the amount of green space used to support the development of renewable resource all over the world and aid bring our market into the future. I established this business after working for a couple of large utilities and understanding that the old model will not get us to where we require to be as a nation. We need vibrant, unencumbered thought that embraces the possibility of where we can go. Albert Einstein stated, “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 company?
We are altering the method co-ops, federal governments and energies think about powering the future of this fantastic nation. We purchase finding and utilizing proven, emerging innovations from worldwide that can be utilized to power today and the future. Sole Trader provides our customers access to clean energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our ability to shape the nation each and every day.
Tell us about your company?
Sole Trader is a varied, expert, leading-edge sustainable energy company with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, construction, operations and maintenance. Our team of utility experts helps us decrease building and construction costs and timelines for our clients. We can likewise provide consulting and tactical planning services, site recognition and preparation, building, operations and maintenance, devices recycling, cybersecurity, website start-up or shutdown, and so much more.
Is there anything else you want to share with ACORE members and partners?
There is no challenge too large or small for us. We accept opportunities to bring our customers into the future, utilizing our substantial lessons found out and our proven brand-new technologies. We can assist our clients think in a different way about their neighborhood and the world. We like to state, “We offer you more power over your power.” And our company believe energy self-reliance is the essential to green development.
For more information about Sole Trader, check out soletraderenergy.org.
A drive to bring ingenious technologies and advanced structure strategies to the renewable energy industry. I want to decrease the quantity of green space used to support the growth of renewable energy around the world and aid bring our market into the future. Sole Trader offers our clients access to clean energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our capability to form the country each and every day.
Sole Trader is a diverse, expert, leading-edge renewable energy company with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, building and construction, operations and maintenance. And we think energy independence is the essential to green growth.