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 innovations and advanced structure methods to the sustainable energy market. I want to reduce the amount of green area utilized to support the development of renewable energy around the world and help bring our industry into the future. Sole Trader provides our customers access to clean energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our ability to form the country each and every day.
Sole Trader is a diverse, professional, leading-edge renewable energy company with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, construction, operations and maintenance. And we think energy independence is the key to green growth.

The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is happy to share the second installation in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series.
Each installation will feature industry leaders and topics connected to accelerating an equitable and simply transition to a renewable resource economy.
In recognition of National Black Business Month, our August features highlight how three Black-owned Accelerate member companies are prospering in the renewable 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 governments, co-ops and energies integrate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to begin your company?
A drive to bring ingenious technologies and advanced building methods to the renewable resource market. I wish to decrease the quantity of green area used to support the growth of renewable resource all over the world and help bring our market into the future. I founded this company after working for a couple of big energies and understanding that the old model will not get us to where we need to be as a nation. We require dynamic, unencumbered thought that welcomes the possibility of where we can go. Albert Einstein stated, “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 impact through your business?
We are changing the method federal governments, co-ops and utilities think of powering the future of this fantastic country. We invest in finding and making use of proven, emerging innovations from around the world that can be used to power today and the future. Sole Trader offers our customers access to clean energy, and we are inspiring the next generation with our ability to form the nation each and every day.
Inform us about your company?
Sole Trader is a diverse, expert, leading-edge renewable resource business with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, building and construction, operations and upkeep. Our team of energy professionals assists us minimize building costs and timelines for our customers. We can also provide consulting and tactical preparation services, site identification and preparation, building, operations and maintenance, equipment recycling, cybersecurity, site start-up or shutdown, therefore far more.
Exists anything else you would like to share with ACORE members and partners?
There is no challenge too big or small for us. We accept chances to bring our customers into the future, utilizing our extensive lessons found out and our tested new technologies. We can help our clients think in a different way about their neighborhood and the world. We like to say, “We offer you more power over your power.” And our company believe energy independence is the crucial to green development.
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