By Constance ThompsonAugust 30, 2021
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is happy to share the 2nd installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog site series.
Each installment will include industry leaders and subjects associated with speeding up an equitable and simply transition to a sustainable energy economy.
In recognition of National Black Business Month, our August functions highlight how 3 Black-owned Accelerate member companies are flourishing 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 resource company based in Memphis, Tennessee. Sole Trader assists utilities, co-ops and federal governments incorporate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to begin your business?
A drive to bring innovative innovations and advanced structure strategies to the renewable resource industry. I desire to reduce the amount of green area used to support the development of eco-friendly energy worldwide and aid bring our industry into the future. I established this business after working for a number of large utilities and understanding that the old design will not get us to where we require to be as a country. We need dynamic, 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 everywhere.” This is the genesis of Sole Trader.
How are you making an impact through your business?
We are changing the method co-ops, utilities and federal governments consider powering the future of this terrific country. We purchase finding and using proven, emerging technologies from around the globe that can be utilized 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 ability to shape the nation each and every day.
Inform us about your business?
Sole Trader is a varied, professional, leading-edge renewable resource company with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, building, operations and upkeep. Our team of utility professionals helps us lower building expenses and timelines for our customers. We can also offer consulting and tactical preparation services, website recognition and preparation, construction, operations and upkeep, equipment recycling, cybersecurity, website startup or shutdown, and so a lot more.
Is there anything else you wish to share with ACORE members and partners?
There is no obstacle little or too big for us. We welcome opportunities to bring our customers into the future, using our substantial lessons found out and our tested brand-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.
To learn more about Sole Trader, visit soletraderenergy.org.
A drive to bring innovative technologies and advanced structure strategies to the sustainable energy industry. I desire to reduce the quantity of green space utilized to support the growth of eco-friendly energy around the world and aid bring our market into the future. Sole Trader provides our clients access to clean energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our ability to shape the country each and every day.
Sole Trader is a varied, professional, leading-edge sustainable energy company with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, building and construction, operations and maintenance. And we believe energy self-reliance is the crucial to green development.