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 pleased to share the 2nd installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog site series.
Each installment will include industry leaders and topics associated with speeding up a fair and simply shift to a sustainable energy economy.
In recognition of National Black Business Month, our August features highlight how 3 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 resource business based in Memphis, Tennessee. Sole Trader helps co-ops, utilities and governments integrate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to start your business?
A drive to bring innovative technologies and advanced structure strategies to the renewable resource market. I want to lower the quantity of green space utilized to support the growth of renewable resource all over the world and assistance bring our industry into the future. I established this company after working for a number of big energies and realizing that the old design will not get us to where we need to be as a nation. We require 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 altering the way energies, co-ops and federal governments consider powering the future of this great country. We purchase finding and making use of proven, emerging innovations from all over the world that can be utilized to power the present and the future. Sole Trader offers our customers access to tidy energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our capability to shape the nation each and every day.
Tell us about your business?
Sole Trader is a diverse, professional, leading-edge renewable resource business with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, construction, operations and upkeep. Our group of energy experts helps us lower building expenses and timelines for our customers. We can likewise provide consulting and tactical planning services, site recognition and preparation, construction, operations and maintenance, equipment recycling, cybersecurity, site start-up or shutdown, and so far more.
Exists anything else you wish to show ACORE members and partners?
There is no challenge too large or small for us. We welcome opportunities to bring our clients into the future, using our comprehensive lessons discovered and our proven new innovations. We can help our customers believe in a different way about their community and the world. We like to say, “We provide you more power over your power.” And we think energy self-reliance is the crucial to green growth.
For more information about Sole Trader, go to soletraderenergy.org.
A drive to bring ingenious innovations and advanced building strategies to the renewable energy industry. I desire to lower the quantity of green area utilized to support the growth of sustainable energy around the world and assistance bring our industry into the future. Sole Trader gives our customers access to clean energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our capability to shape the nation each and every day.
Sole Trader is a diverse, expert, leading-edge renewable energy business with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, building, operations and maintenance. And we think energy independence is the essential to green development.