By Constance ThompsonAugust 30, 2021
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is happy to share the second installation in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series.
Each installment will include market leaders and topics related to speeding up a fair and just transition to a renewable resource economy.
In recognition of National Black Business Month, our August functions highlight how three Black-owned Accelerate member business are thriving 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 business based in Memphis, Tennessee. Sole Trader helps energies, federal governments and co-ops integrate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to start your company?
A drive to bring ingenious innovations and advanced building techniques to the renewable resource market. I want to minimize the amount of green space utilized to support the development of renewable resource worldwide and help bring our industry into the future. I established this company after working for a number of large energies and recognizing that the old model will not get us to where we require to be as a country. We require dynamic, unencumbered idea that embraces the possibility of where we can go. Albert Einstein said, “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 impact through your business?
We are changing the method utilities, federal governments and co-ops consider powering the future of this fantastic country. We purchase finding and using proven, emerging innovations from all over the world that can be used to power the present and the future. Sole Trader offers our clients access to clean energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our ability to form the country each and every day.
Inform us about your company?
Sole Trader is a varied, expert, leading-edge renewable energy business with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, construction, operations and upkeep. Our team of energy specialists assists us lower building and construction costs and timelines for our clients. We can also offer consulting and tactical preparation services, website recognition and preparation, building and construction, operations and upkeep, devices recycling, cybersecurity, website startup or shutdown, and so a lot more.
Is there anything else you want to show ACORE members and partners?
There is no obstacle small or too big for us. We accept chances to bring our clients into the future, using our extensive lessons found out and our tested 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 believe energy self-reliance is the key to green development.
To read more about Sole Trader, go to soletraderenergy.org.
A drive to bring innovative technologies and advanced building methods to the sustainable energy market. I want to decrease the amount of green space used to support the growth of renewable energy around the world and help bring our industry into the future. Sole Trader gives our clients access to clean energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our ability to shape the country each and every day.
Sole Trader is a varied, professional, leading-edge sustainable energy business with 200+ integrated years of experience covering power generation, building, operations and maintenance. And we think energy self-reliance is the key to green development.