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

By Constance ThompsonAugust 30, 2021

A drive to bring innovative technologies and advanced structure strategies to the renewable energy industry. I want to lower the quantity of green space utilized to support the development of sustainable energy around the world and aid bring our market into the future. Sole Trader provides our customers access to tidy energy, and we are inspiring the next generation with our ability to shape the nation each and every day.
Sole Trader is a varied, expert, leading-edge sustainable energy business with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, building and construction, operations and upkeep. And we believe energy independence is the essential to green development.

The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is happy to share the 2nd installment in our “Accelerating Renewables” blog series.
Each installment will include market leaders and topics connected to accelerating a fair and just transition to a renewable resource economy.
In recognition of National Black Business Month, our August features 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 company based in Memphis, Tennessee. Sole Trader assists energies, co-ops and federal governments integrate renewables into their energy portfolios
What inspired you to start your company?
A drive to bring ingenious technologies and advanced building methods to the renewable resource industry. I wish to reduce the quantity of green area used to support the growth of sustainable energy all over the world and help bring our industry into the future. I established this business after working for a number of big utilities and recognizing that the old model will not get us to where we need to be as a nation. We require vibrant, unencumbered idea 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 effect through your business?
We are changing the method governments, energies and co-ops think about powering the future of this fantastic nation. We buy finding and utilizing tested, emerging innovations from around the world that can be utilized to power today and the future. Sole Trader gives our customers access to clean energy, and we are motivating the next generation with our capability to form the nation each and every day.
Tell us about your business?
Sole Trader is a diverse, expert, leading-edge renewable resource business with 200+ combined years of experience covering power generation, construction, operations and maintenance. Our group of energy experts assists us reduce building and construction costs and timelines for our clients. We can also supply consulting and strategic planning services, website recognition and preparation, building, operations and maintenance, equipment recycling, cybersecurity, website startup or shutdown, and so much more.
Exists anything else you would like to share with ACORE members and partners?
There is no challenge small or too large for us. We accept chances to bring our clients into the future, using our extensive lessons learned and our proven new technologies. We can assist our customers think in a different way about their community and the world. We like to say, “We offer you more power over your power.” And our company believe energy independence is the key to green development.
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