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 include market leaders and subjects connected to accelerating a fair and simply transition to a renewable resource economy.
In recognition of National Black Business Month, our August features highlight how 3 Black-owned Accelerate member companies are growing in the sustainable energy sector.
Kevin Butler, PMP, PE, is the Chief Executive Officer of Sole Trader Renewable Energy LLC, a minority- and veteran-owned eco-friendly energy company based in Memphis, Tennessee. Sole Trader assists co-ops, federal governments and utilities incorporate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to start your company?
A drive to bring ingenious technologies and advanced structure methods to the eco-friendly energy industry. I desire to minimize the amount of green area used to support the development of renewable energy around the world and aid bring our market into the future. I established this company after working for a couple of big utilities and recognizing that the old design will not get us to where we need to be as a nation.
How are you making an effect through your business?
We are changing the way federal governments, co-ops and energies consider powering the future of this fantastic nation. We buy finding and using proven, emerging technologies from worldwide that can be used to power the present and the future. Sole Trader provides our customers access to tidy energy, and we are inspiring 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 eco-friendly energy business with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, construction, operations and upkeep. Our team of utility specialists assists us minimize building and construction costs and timelines for our clients. We can also provide consulting and strategic preparation services, site recognition and preparation, construction, operations and maintenance, equipment recycling, cybersecurity, site start-up or shutdown, and so a lot more.
Is there anything else you would like to show ACORE members and partners?
There is no difficulty too big or small for us. We embrace chances to bring our clients into the future, utilizing our extensive lessons found out and our proven brand-new innovations. We can assist our clients believe in a different way about their community and the world. We like to say, “We provide you more power over your power.” And our company believe energy independence is the essential to green development.
For more information about Sole Trader, visit soletraderenergy.org.
A drive to bring ingenious technologies and advanced building methods to the renewable energy market. I desire to decrease 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 gives our customers access to tidy energy, and we are inspiring the next generation with our capability to shape the country each and every day.
Sole Trader is a diverse, professional, leading-edge sustainable energy company with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, construction, operations and upkeep. And we believe energy self-reliance is the key to green development.