By Constance ThompsonAugust 30, 2021
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is delighted to share the 2nd installation in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog site series.
Each installment will include industry leaders and subjects connected to accelerating an equitable and simply shift to a renewable resource economy.
In recognition of National Black Business Month, our August features highlight how 3 Black-owned Accelerate member companies 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 renewable resource business based in Memphis, Tennessee. Sole Trader assists federal governments, energies and co-ops incorporate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to begin your business?
A drive to bring innovative innovations and advanced structure methods to the renewable resource market. I want to minimize the amount of green space used to support the development of sustainable energy all over the world and assistance bring our industry into the future. I established this business after working for a couple of big energies and recognizing that the old design will not get us to where we require to be as a country. We need vibrant, unencumbered thought that embraces 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 effect through your business?
We are changing the method federal governments, energies and co-ops think of powering the future of this fantastic country. We purchase finding and utilizing tested, emerging innovations from all over the world that can be utilized to power today and the future. Sole Trader provides our customers access to clean energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our capability to form the nation each and every day.
Tell us about your company?
Sole Trader is a varied, expert, leading-edge renewable energy business with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, building and construction, operations and maintenance. Our group of utility experts helps us reduce construction expenses and timelines for our clients. We can also provide consulting and tactical preparation services, website identification and preparation, building and construction, operations and upkeep, equipment recycling, cybersecurity, site startup or shutdown, therefore far more.
Exists anything else you wish to show ACORE members and partners?
We accept opportunities to bring our clients into the future, utilizing our comprehensive lessons learned and our proven new technologies. And we believe energy self-reliance is the key to green growth.
To learn more about Sole Trader, check out soletraderenergy.org.
A drive to bring innovative technologies and advanced structure techniques to the eco-friendly energy industry. I want to reduce the amount of green space utilized to support the development of eco-friendly energy around the world and help bring our industry into the future. Sole Trader offers our clients access to clean energy, and we are inspiring the next generation with our ability to shape the nation each and every day.
Sole Trader is a diverse, expert, leading-edge sustainable energy company with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, building, operations and maintenance. And we believe energy independence is the key to green growth.