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 happy to share the 2nd installation in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series.
Each installment will include industry leaders and subjects connected to speeding up a fair and simply shift to a renewable resource economy.
In acknowledgment of National Black Business Month, our August functions highlight how 3 Black-owned Accelerate member companies are flourishing 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 co-ops, energies and federal governments integrate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to begin your business?
A drive to bring ingenious technologies and advanced building strategies to the renewable resource industry. I want to minimize the quantity of green space used to support the growth of eco-friendly energy worldwide and aid bring our industry into the future. I established this business after working for a couple of big utilities and understanding that the old model will not get us to where we require to be as a country. We require dynamic, unencumbered idea that welcomes 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 way utilities, federal governments and co-ops think about powering the future of this fantastic country. We purchase finding and making use of tested, emerging innovations from around the globe that can be used to power today and the future. Sole Trader offers our clients access to clean energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our capability to form the country each and every day.
Inform us about your business?
Sole Trader is a varied, professional, leading-edge eco-friendly energy business with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, building and construction, operations and maintenance. Our group of energy experts assists us decrease construction expenses and timelines for our customers. We can likewise offer consulting and strategic preparation services, site recognition and preparation, construction, operations and maintenance, equipment recycling, cybersecurity, website startup or shutdown, and so much more.
Is there anything else you want to share with ACORE members and partners?
There is no difficulty small or too large for us. We accept opportunities to bring our customers into the future, utilizing our extensive lessons found out and our proven new technologies. We can help our customers think in a different way about their neighborhood and the world. We like to say, “We offer you more power over your power.” And we think energy independence is the crucial to green growth.
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A drive to bring innovative technologies and advanced structure methods to the eco-friendly energy market. I want to lower the quantity of green space utilized to support the development of eco-friendly energy around the world and assistance bring our market into the future. Sole Trader offers our customers access to tidy energy, and we are inspiring the next generation with our ability to form the country each and every day.
Sole Trader is a varied, professional, leading-edge renewable energy business with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, construction, operations and upkeep. And we believe energy independence is the key to green growth.