Renewable Power Perspectives Q&A with Kevin Butler, Founder & CEO of Sole Trader Renewable Energy

By Constance ThompsonAugust 30, 2021

A drive to bring innovative technologies and advanced building methods to the eco-friendly energy industry. I want to minimize the amount of green space used to support the development 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 inspiring the next generation with our capability to form the country each and every day.
Sole Trader is a diverse, expert, leading-edge sustainable energy business with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, building, operations and upkeep. And we believe energy independence is the key to green development.

The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is delighted to share the 2nd installation in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series.
Each installation will include industry leaders and subjects related to accelerating an equitable and simply shift to a renewable resource economy.
In acknowledgment of National Black Business Month, our August functions 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 business based in Memphis, Tennessee. Sole Trader helps energies, governments and co-ops incorporate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to start your company?
A drive to bring ingenious technologies and advanced structure strategies to the renewable resource industry. I wish to decrease the amount of green area used to support the growth of renewable energy around the world and aid bring our market into the future. I established this business after working for a couple of big energies and understanding that the old model will not get us to where we need to be as a nation. 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; imagination will get you all over.” This is the genesis of Sole Trader.
How are you making an impact through your company?
We are altering the method federal governments, energies and co-ops think of powering the future of this great nation. We buy finding and utilizing tested, emerging innovations from around the world that can be utilized to power today and the future. Sole Trader provides 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 company with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, building and construction, operations and maintenance. Our group of utility experts helps us minimize building expenses and timelines for our clients. We can likewise provide consulting and tactical planning services, website identification and preparation, building, operations and upkeep, equipment recycling, cybersecurity, site start-up or shutdown, and so a lot more.
Is there anything else you want to show ACORE members and partners?
There is no difficulty little or too big for us. We accept opportunities to bring our customers into the future, utilizing our substantial lessons found out and our tested brand-new technologies. We can help our clients believe differently about their neighborhood and the world. We like to say, “We give you more power over your power.” And we think energy independence is the key to green growth.
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