Renewable Power Perspectives Q&A with Kevin Butler, Founder & CEO of Sole Trader Renewable Energy
By Constance ThompsonAugust 30, 2021
A drive to bring ingenious technologies and advanced building methods to the renewable energy industry. I want to decrease the quantity of green space utilized to support the development of renewable energy around the world and assistance bring our industry into the future. Sole Trader provides our customers access to clean energy, and we are inspiring the next generation with our capability to form the nation each and every day.
Sole Trader is a diverse, expert, leading-edge eco-friendly energy business with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, building and construction, operations and upkeep. And we think energy self-reliance is the essential to green growth.
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is pleased to share the 2nd installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series.
Each installation will feature industry leaders and subjects related to speeding up a fair and simply transition to an eco-friendly energy economy.
In recognition of National Black Business Month, our August features highlight how 3 Black-owned Accelerate member business are thriving 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 sustainable energy company based in Memphis, Tennessee. Sole Trader assists co-ops, energies and federal governments incorporate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to start your company?
A drive to bring ingenious technologies and advanced building methods to the renewable resource market. I wish to minimize the amount of green space used to support the growth of renewable resource worldwide and aid bring our market into the future. I established this company after working for a couple of big energies and understanding that the old design will not get us to where we require to be as a nation. We require dynamic, unencumbered thought that accepts the possibility of where we can go. Albert Einstein said, “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 company?
We are altering the way governments, utilities and co-ops think of powering the future of this excellent country. We buy finding and making use of tested, emerging technologies from all over the world that can be utilized to power the present and the future. Sole Trader provides our clients access to tidy energy, and we are inspiring the next generation with our capability to shape the nation each and every day.
Inform us about your business?
Sole Trader is a varied, expert, leading-edge renewable resource business with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, building and construction, operations and upkeep. Our team of utility experts assists us minimize building and construction costs and timelines for our customers. We can also supply consulting and tactical preparation services, site identification and preparation, building, operations and maintenance, devices recycling, cybersecurity, website start-up or shutdown, and so far more.
Is there anything else you want to show ACORE members and partners?
We welcome opportunities to bring our customers into the future, using our extensive lessons discovered and our proven new technologies. And we believe energy independence is the key to green growth.
To find out more about Sole Trader, visit soletraderenergy.org.