By Constance ThompsonAugust 30, 2021
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is delighted to share the second installation in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series.
Each installation will include industry leaders and subjects connected to accelerating a fair and just shift to a renewable resource economy.
In acknowledgment of National Black Business Month, our August features highlight how three Black-owned Accelerate member companies are thriving in the renewable 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 utilities, co-ops and federal governments integrate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to begin your company?
A drive to bring ingenious technologies and advanced structure methods to the eco-friendly energy industry. I wish to minimize the amount of green space utilized to support the growth of sustainable energy around the globe and assistance bring our industry into the future. I established this business after working for a number of big energies and understanding that the old model will not get us to where we need to be as a country. We need dynamic, unencumbered idea that accepts 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 effect through your business?
We are changing the way co-ops, utilities and federal governments believe about powering the future of this excellent country. We purchase finding and making use of proven, emerging technologies from worldwide that can be used to power the present and the future. Sole Trader provides our customers access to clean energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our capability to shape the country each and every day.
Inform us about your company?
Sole Trader is a varied, professional, leading-edge sustainable energy business with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, construction, operations and maintenance. Our team of utility professionals helps us lower building expenses and timelines for our customers. We can likewise supply consulting and strategic planning services, website identification and preparation, building, operations and maintenance, devices recycling, cybersecurity, site startup or shutdown, therefore far more.
Exists anything else you would like to share with ACORE members and partners?
We welcome chances to bring our customers into the future, utilizing our extensive lessons learned and our proven brand-new technologies. And we believe energy independence is the key to green development.
For more information about Sole Trader, see soletraderenergy.org.
A drive to bring innovative technologies and advanced building techniques to the renewable energy market. I desire to reduce the amount of green space utilized to support the growth of renewable energy around the world and aid bring our industry into the future. Sole Trader gives our clients 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 varied, professional, leading-edge sustainable energy business with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, building, operations and upkeep. And we think energy self-reliance is the key to green growth.