The Florida Alliance for Renewable Energy (FARE) is excited to bring you this review of the 2011 Renewable Energy Tour! The tour traveled through 10 cities across the state, reaching an audience of over 2000 individuals and businesses. The tour featured discussion on pending legislation, interaction with elected officials and was part of building the sweeping grassroots movement that is bringing Florida in to the renewable energy future.
The tour featured discussion about renewable energy legislation during the 2011 Legislative Session. The tour will featured industry & policy experts and local elected officials. Prior to each event the tour featured visits to local solar and renewable energy installations. Each individual event was in Town Hall format with a discussion on job creation and local economic growth through renewable energy development, and a question and answers session from industry experts and State legislators.
Tour stops included Palm Beach/Broward, Ft. Myers/Naples, Sarasota, Orlando, Jacksonville, Space Coast, Gainesville, Tampa, Talahassee and Miami.
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· Congratulations and thanks to all of the participants of the 2011 Florida Renewable Energy Tour: · Algenol · Ashlawn Group · Banner Center for Construction - Gainesville · Beacon Lighting · BlueChip Energy · Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce · Brevard Community College · Broward Alliance · Bryant, Miller & Olive · Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce · Capital City Bank · Center for Ocean Energy Technology at Florida Atlantic University · Chamber South · City of Cutler Bay · City of Jacksonville · City of Miami · City of Northport · City of Sarasota · City of South Miami · City of Tallahassee · Clean Cities Coalition Jacksonville · Cocoa Beach Chamber of Commerce · Dream in Green · Economic Development Council of Collier County · Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota · Ecotechnologies · Elite Solar · Employ Florida Banner Center for Construction · FL Green Team · Florida Aquarium · Florida Atlantic University · Florida Farm Bureau · Florida Feedstock Growers Associations · Florida Green Building Council · Florida Gulf Coast University · Florida International University · Florida Redevelopment Association · Florida Renewable Energy Association · Florida Solar Energy Industries Association. · Foundations for Renewable Energy Enterprise · Gaia Human Capital Consultants · Gainesville Job Corps · Germain Toyota · Global Energy Security Forum at Florida International University · Graboski Roofing · Green Asset Finance · Green Drinks · Gumbo Limbo · Historic Green Village at Anna Marie Island · HDR, Inc. · Hodges University · I.D.E.A.S. · Jacksonville University · Lake City Chamber of Commerce · Lee County · Leon County · Logistic Leaders · MAGE Solar · Melbourne Chamber of Commerce · Miami Chamber of Commerce · Naples Chamber of Commerce · Northeast Florida Regional Planning Council · Oceana.org · 1sky.org · Palm Beach County Economic Development Board · Palm Beach State College · Palms West Chamber of Commerce · Pennington Asset Management · Pinecrest Business Association. · Pro Solar · Renewable Energy World.com · Richlin Interior Designs · Roofing Concepts Unlimited · Santa Fe College · Sarasota County · Simpler Solar · Solar Energy Management · Solar Impact · Solar Power Formulators · Solar Source · Solar World · Southern Alliance for Clean Energy · Space Coast Economic Development Commission · Space Coast Energy Consortium · State College of Florida · Sunelectronics · Sunshine Solar Services · Tallahassee Community College · Tallahassee Economic Development Council · The Florida Farm Bureau · Titusville Chamber of Commerce · Tri-City Electric · University of Central Florida · University of Florida · USGBC Gulf Coast · USGBC North Florida · USGBC South Florida · Vanguard Energy Partners · VB Engineering · Village of Palmetto Bay · Village of Pinecrest · Waste Management · Waste Pro · Wheelabrator · Wiremasters Electric · Venice Area Chamber of Commerce