By Constance ThompsonAugust 30, 2021
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is pleased to share the 2nd installation in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series.
Each installment will feature industry leaders and subjects associated with speeding up a fair and just transition to a sustainable energy economy.
In recognition of National Black Business Month, our August functions highlight how three Black-owned Accelerate member companies are growing 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 helps co-ops, utilities and federal governments integrate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to start your business?
A drive to bring innovative technologies and advanced building strategies to the eco-friendly energy market. I want to lower the amount of green space used to support the development of eco-friendly energy worldwide and aid bring our industry into the future. I founded this company after working for a couple of big energies and realizing that the old design will not get us to where we need to be as a country. We require dynamic, unencumbered idea that welcomes 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 effect through your company?
We are changing the way governments, co-ops and energies think of powering the future of this fantastic country. We buy finding and using tested, emerging innovations from around the world that can be utilized to power today and the future. Sole Trader gives our clients access to tidy energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our capability to form the nation each and every day.
Inform us about your company?
Sole Trader is a diverse, expert, leading-edge sustainable energy business with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, building and construction, operations and upkeep. Our group of utility experts assists us minimize construction expenses and timelines for our customers. We can likewise offer consulting and tactical preparation services, website identification and preparation, building, operations and maintenance, equipment recycling, cybersecurity, site start-up or shutdown, therefore much more.
Is there anything else you would like to share with ACORE members and partners?
We embrace opportunities to bring our clients into the future, utilizing our substantial lessons found out and our tested new innovations. And we believe energy self-reliance is the crucial to green growth.
To find out more about Sole Trader, check out soletraderenergy.org.
A drive to bring ingenious technologies and advanced structure strategies to the eco-friendly energy market. I want to minimize the quantity of green area utilized to support the development of sustainable energy around the world and help bring our market into the future. Sole Trader provides our clients 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 varied, expert, leading-edge sustainable energy company with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, construction, operations and maintenance. And we think energy independence is the key to green development.