Clean Footprint Participates in 2013 Florida Energy Summit in Orlando

Top Quote During the summit, stakeholders meet to help to advance the development of the state's energy industry and conservation practices. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 16, 2013 - Representatives from Clean Footprint, Central Florida's leading solar finance and development company, attended the 2013 Florida Energy Summit in Orlando, Florida on October 14th and 15th.

    "Florida is the third largest consumer of energy in the nation," said John Porter, Managing Partner and Founder for Clean Footprint. "To meet our states long-term needs, it is imperative that we create an energy policy that nurtures the development of affordable, clean energy sources."

    Hosted by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the 2013 Florida Energy Summit will be held at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando.

    Some of the panel discussions held during the summit focused on Florida's changing demographics and how they are affecting Florida's energy usage, the impact of increased energy production, the influence of energy on the housing market and how the infrastructure for electricity, natural gas supplies and transportation fuel delivery facilities are evolving.

    Presentations were given throughout the two day summit by key energy stakeholders in the state of Florida. These panel discussions included:
    Florida by the Numbers
    Florida's Infrastructure Evolution
    Energizing Florida's Workforce
    Energy: Myths and Realities
    Manufacturing Energy Products in the Sunshine State
    The Fifth Fuel: Energy Efficiency and Conservation
    Florida's Energy and Water Nexus: Sustaining a Vital and Precious Resource.

    "In the past ten years, the energy sector has experienced unprecedented change. As a state, we need to be prepared to take advantage of not only the future economic opportunities, but also learn how businesses can cut costs by increasing energy efficiency," said Kurt Easton, Managing Partner and Business Development Director for Clean Footprint. "The 2013 Florida Energy Summit presents us with an opportunity to educate ourselves and others about these important issues."

    About Clean Footprint
    Located in Central Florida, Clean Footprint consists of an energetic team of professionals with experience installing PV systems equating to 120MW's of solar capacity. Fully engaged in solar financing, EPC, solar monitoring, and solar operation and maintenance, Clean Footprint works together with solar developers to bring utility-scale commercial solar PV projects to fruition that are reliable, cost effective, and sustainable. For more information, visit or phone (727) 466-8896.

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