By Constance ThompsonAugust 30, 2021
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is happy to share the 2nd installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series.
Each installation will feature market leaders and subjects related to accelerating an equitable and just shift to a sustainable energy economy.
In acknowledgment of National Black Business Month, our August features highlight how three Black-owned Accelerate member companies are growing in the eco-friendly energy sector.
Kevin Butler, PMP, PE, is the Chief Executive Officer of Sole Trader Renewable Energy LLC, a minority- and veteran-owned renewable energy business based in Memphis, Tennessee. Sole Trader assists governments, utilities and co-ops integrate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to begin your company?
A drive to bring ingenious innovations and advanced building strategies to the sustainable energy industry. I wish to decrease the amount of green space utilized to support the development of eco-friendly energy all over the world and assistance bring our industry into the future. I founded this business after working for a number of large energies and realizing that the old design will not get us to where we require to be as a country. We require dynamic, unencumbered idea that accepts the possibility of where we can go. Albert Einstein said, “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 way federal governments, energies and co-ops think of powering the future of this excellent country. We purchase finding and making use of tested, emerging innovations from all over the world that can be utilized to power the present and the future. Sole Trader provides our clients access to clean energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our ability to form the nation each and every day.
Inform us about your business?
Sole Trader is a varied, professional, leading-edge eco-friendly energy business with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, construction, operations and upkeep. Our team of utility professionals assists us decrease building and construction costs and timelines for our clients. We can also provide consulting and tactical preparation services, website recognition and preparation, building and construction, operations and upkeep, devices recycling, cybersecurity, site start-up or shutdown, and so a lot more.
Exists anything else you wish to share with ACORE members and partners?
There is no obstacle too big or little for us. We embrace chances to bring our clients into the future, using our substantial lessons learned and our tested brand-new innovations. We can help our customers think differently 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 essential to green development.
To get more information about Sole Trader, check out soletraderenergy.org.
A drive to bring innovative innovations and advanced structure methods to the eco-friendly energy industry. I desire to decrease the amount of green space utilized to support the growth of sustainable energy around the world and aid bring our market into the future. Sole Trader provides our clients access to tidy energy, and we are inspiring the next generation with our ability to shape the country each and every day.
Sole Trader is a varied, professional, leading-edge eco-friendly energy company with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, construction, operations and maintenance. And we believe energy self-reliance is the key to green growth.