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Concept: This is a renewable energy and  sustainable living lifestyle magazine to be available as a free publication of up to 50 full color pages in Florida's major grocery stores,  retailers, at major  family and cultural events as well as industry events... and in other locations. Floridians and their families care about sustainable living and the technologies that will make us more self sufficient in the world.  


Interested in placing an article ? Interested in advertising? Do you want your company to be a feature? Contact our office at (850) 363-4122 or (850) 765-0097 or send article a ideas to


Also , please download the form here for execution to advertise  or list your company in this important industry and green lifestyle magazine.  The back pages are a business guide for  businesses like yours. Please register and reserve your space now. You can also register at .  In the near future, there will be a link on the FREPA website.



$35.00 annually ( 6 publications)

For additional subscriber info e-mail:


Fee Schedule for Business Guide listing and advertising in Magazine

Standard listing: Business name, brief description ( no more than 25 words) listing nature of business as well as products and services, business address (city , county and state) phone number, fax number, e-mail address , website address, all appropriate contact info for key contacts; (optional) years in business, revenues and number of employees. **Prices adjusted and not subject to change until Feb 2013.
 ___$75.00____ non FREPA members


___$40.00_____ FREPA members and approved FREPA partners



Note: If you are a FREPA member, deduct 50%  from cost associated with desired Ad size

Business card   size $45.00 ( and  15% off cost of standard listing in business guide section)


Quarter page ___$350.00_______ ( include standard listing in business guide section)


Half Page _____  $650.00______ ( include standard listing in business guide section)

Full Page _____$ 1,200.00____ ( include standard listing in business guide section)  

For your convenience, you can make payment via the Sunshine State Expo /FREPA Paypal link and complete the registration form to be  faxed back  to our office ,for our records. Fax (708) 778-8864

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Ad Deadline ( including artwork): March 15, 2012

Feature article deadline: March 18, 2012

















" A look at Renewable Energy Project Financing in 2012 and beyond"


 April 20, 2012

Location: Radisson Hotel, Celebration Florida ( Orlando area)


Hosted by:

 Florida Green Innovation Magazine

Florida Renewable Energy Producers Association

Milman Research and  Consulting

Dobson, Craig and Associates







The Event Summary

Renewable energy companies and ancillary businesses can learn more about how to get thier projects financed in todays environment, what are the trends in cleantech financing, how best to position your company for success at financing its project, governmental barriers or opportunities and how to make them work for your company. Also, what are the public policy scenarios to anticipate as you seek long-term funding in short-term political think.. and more


The event is a one evening and full  day event. It begins on April 19th with an FREPA membership meeting and open reception. On April, 20, 2012, there will be a group of sessions geared toward a focus on project finance. The day  will begn with a breakfast and the various sessions will  last throughout the day.





*Attendees Special FREPA membership offer: 

Interested in becoming a FREPA member at half of annual membership Fee to include Project Finance Summitt?  GO to the FREPA website membership page and register now at half price HERE 




April 19, 2012


 FREPA General Membership Meeting  and Open Reception 


April 20, 2012


7:30 a.m.



Welcome- Michael Dobson FREPA President

Comments from FREPA Board Chairman

Keynote Speaker - TBA


 8:30 a.m - 9:15 a.m.

U.S. Department of Agriculture-  Rural Development Renewable Energy Program, U.S. Department of Energy : What opportunities exist currently, what to anticipate over the next 6- 12 months. Questions about funding criteria, application process and assistance.



USDA Rural Renewable Energy Program - Presenter TBA


U.S. Department of Energy - Presenter TBA 


9:30a.m.- 10:15 a.m.  

 Renewable energy  and clean technology funding opportunities in Florida via private equity programs designed by Florida policy makers to increase private investment into such targeted areas


 Florida Gowth Fund - Presenter (TBA)

 Florida Opportunity Fund _ Presenter (TBA)

 Technology Research and Development Authority - Representative Invited (TBA)  


10:25 a.m. -11:00a.m.

 Overview of State and Federal Tax Credits, subsidies and incentive strategies:


Presenters  (TBA)


11:10 a.m.- 11:45 a.m.

 A snapshot of  private equity activity in cleantechnology and what are the expected trends


 Presenters (TBA) 



12:00- Noon- Lunch

Awarding of 2012 Florida Renewable Energy Champion ( awarded to legislators- TBA)


Award and acknowledge some of Florida's long standing  renewable energy businesses and their owners


Key Note Speaker:


John May  - Confirmed

Stern Brothers



 1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

A nonpartisan overview of proposed energy policy anticipated from congress based on a variety of scenarios. 


Eric Milman, Milman Research and Consulting- confirmed


Maryland State Senator Roger Manno- Invited

Roger currently serves in the Maryland state senate. He is the former Legislative Director to Congressman Stanford Bishop of Georgia. In that capacity, Roger handled a variety of substantive and appropriations matters for the congressman. Roger continues to consult with congress and the White House on a variety of issues.


Congresswomen Kathy Castor- Invited 

 Congresswomen Castor is the ranking member from Florida on the energy and commerce committee.



1:50 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.

Overview of positve affects of any news Florida from 2012 legislative session. Overall energy policy in Florida and its impact on project financing opportunities for renewable projects and private equity for cleantechnologies


Presenters- TBA


2:45 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

 Message from the field: Anecdotes, lessons learned and learned opportunities from some of Florida's top Independent Power Producers, sustainable building professionals  and governmental leaders .




3:45 p.m.- Closing Remarks





*Attendees Special FREPA membership offer: 

Interested in becoming a FREPA member at half of annual membership Fee to include Project Finance Summitt?  GO to the FREPA website membership page and register now at half price HERE



Download a registation form to be faxed or mailed  to our office here.. If you have paid via online "paypal" system omit credit card info from the registration form. The registration form is necessary for our registration records  and  to identify all registrants for name tags, listing, gift bags, sponsorship packages and etc




Who should exhibit and/or attend:


Engineering firms

Agriculture industry professionals and Florida farms

Land owners

Technology firms




Solar contractors and Installers

Energy Plant contruction companies and ancillary businesses


College job training programs or institutes

College job placement

Workforce organizations

Florida University System

Community Colleges

Petroleum marketers ( key to clean tech innovations important to transportation fuel infrastructure)

Automobile dealers

Electric car industry

EV Electric plug infrastructure and deployment

Ocean and wave energy technologies


Florida based solar panel manufactuers and distributors

Wood pellet producers

University researchers

Economic Development councils

Local governmental entities

Electrical generation developers ( biomass, solar, wind, hyroelectric, natural gas and other clean energy technologies)

Producers of enery efficiency technology or products

Producers of HVAC technologies

Magnet technologies for electric generators, wind turbine technolgy and all power systems

Power systems technologies 

Materials manufactures for wind turbines


Energy efficient lighting and appliance manufactures or innovators

Developers of stand alone energy systems using clean technology

waste to fuels and waste to energy plant developers and operators

Energy efficient building materials companies and entrepreneurs

Green building technologies

Sustainability living systems

Energy consultants


* To name a few. The cleantech industry is broad and expanding


All FREPA events are part of the FREPA Sunshine State Energy Expo series





Visit FREPA membership page here and join at half price.



Bringing  clean technology  to Florida 


*To learn more about FREPA founders, Dobson, Craig and Associates, click  HERE