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

By Constance ThompsonAugust 30, 2021

A drive to bring ingenious technologies and advanced building strategies to the eco-friendly energy market. I want to decrease the amount of green space utilized to support the growth of renewable energy around the world and assistance bring our industry into the future. Sole Trader gives our customers access to clean energy, and we are inspiring the next generation with our ability to shape the country each and every day.
Sole Trader is a varied, professional, leading-edge eco-friendly energy business with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, building, operations and upkeep. And we think 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 feature industry leaders and topics related to accelerating an equitable and just transition to a renewable resource economy.
In recognition of National Black Business Month, our August features highlight how 3 Black-owned Accelerate member business are prospering 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 energy company based in Memphis, Tennessee. Sole Trader assists co-ops, energies and federal governments incorporate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to start your company?
A drive to bring innovative innovations and advanced building techniques to the sustainable energy market. I wish to reduce the quantity of green area utilized to support the development of renewable energy around the globe and aid bring our market 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 nation. We need vibrant, unencumbered idea 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 way federal governments, co-ops and utilities think about powering the future of this great country. We invest in finding and using proven, emerging technologies from around the globe that can be used to power today and the future. Sole Trader gives our clients access to clean energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our ability to form the nation each and every day.
Tell us about your company?
Sole Trader is a diverse, professional, leading-edge renewable resource company with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, construction, operations and maintenance. Our group of energy experts helps us minimize building and construction expenses and timelines for our customers. We can also supply consulting and strategic planning services, website identification and preparation, building and construction, operations and upkeep, devices recycling, cybersecurity, website start-up or shutdown, and so far more.
Exists anything else you want to show ACORE members and partners?
We embrace chances to bring our clients into the future, using our comprehensive lessons found out and our proven brand-new technologies. And we believe energy self-reliance is the essential to green development.
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