BlueChip Energy Receives 2010 Governor’s Business Diversification Award For Green-to-Gold

Presented in Tallahassee During Florida’s Industry Appreciation Week


Lake Mary, FL. September 22, 2010 - BlueChip Energy, a provider of complete solar energy solutions for residential, commercial, government and utility applications, today received the 2010 Governor’s Business Diversification Award for Green-to-Gold in a major market.

Eighteen Florida companies in industries that the state targets for economic diversification and high wage job growth including cleantech and manufacturing received the award. BlueChip Energy was one of three companies awarded in the Green-to-Gold category which recognized companies, universities, or organizations that through product or process best exemplified green leadership as it pertains to the state’s goal to become a leader in this emerging field.

BlueChip Energy was recognized for its contributions toward renewable energy, cleantech, and manufacturing. The award was presented by John Adams, CEO, Enterprise Florida and Chris Hart, Director, Office of Governor Charlie Christ.

“It’s an honor to be recognized on the statewide level for our accomplishments in providing renewable energy solutions that contribute to strengthening Florida’s economy. BlueChip Energy is committed to continue its leadership role in the Sunshine State’s emerging alternative energy future” commented Lawrence Hefler, director of corporate marketing, who accepted the award along with Carlos Gonzalez, regional director of business development for the company.

Companies representing 12 counties received 2010 Governor’s Business Diversification Awards. BlueChip Energy is the only company in Seminole County to receive the award. In June 2010, BlueChip Energy was named Innovative Business of the Year by the Seminole County Regional Chamber of Commerce at its annual Chamber Choice Awards.

The awards were presented in Tallahassee during Florida’s Industry Appreciation Week. The 2010 Governor’s Business Diversification Awards were co-sponsored by Bank of America, Enterprise Florida and Florida Trend Magazine.








About BlueChip Energy

BlueChip Energy LLC is an alternative energy utility provider delivering turnkey, predictably-priced, renewable electricity supply services for residential, commercial, government, and utility customers. BCE develops finances, constructs, operates, and monitors solar plants. BCE is a licensed provider of renewable solar energy as a qualifying power production facility of 80 MW, with the right to sell electricity to a utility. Additional information about the company is available at