Ygrene Energy Fund to Participate in Jobs and Economy Forum at the White House

April 1, 2012

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ygrene Energy Fund Florida, a subsidiary of Ygrene Energy Fund, a leading provider of energy efficiency programs for local governments, today announces that the company will participate in the White House Business Council's "Conversation on Jobs and the Miami Economy" event on Tuesday, April 3 in Washington, D.C. The company will present perspectives about the thousands of jobs and millions in economic stimulus funds made possible through its energy efficiency financing program Clean Energy Green Corridor in Southern Florida.

The invite-only event, held with senior White House officials, will foster dialogue between civic and business leaders about creating greater economic opportunity, innovation and job creation in Miami and the greater Florida region. The event is co-hosted by Business Forward, a national business trade group.


- Joseph Spector, Director of Operations for Ygrene Energy Fund Florida


- White House Business Council, Senior Obama Administration officials


- Fellow South Florida business leaders



"Conversation on Jobs and the Miami Economy"


The event is closed to press but interviews are available.



U.S. Department of Treasury, Washington D.C.



Tuesday, April 3, 1:30-5:30 p.m.ET

About Ygrene Energy Fund Florida

Ygrene Energy Fund Florida, headquartered in Tampa, is the leading developer and administrator of energy efficiency retrofit financing programs throughout the state. In partnership with Barclays Capital, Lockheed Martin and Energi, Ygrene has unlocked $550 million of private funding for affordable, immediately accessible financing for commercial and residential energy upgrades and wind hardening at no upfront costs. Over the next five years, Ygrene-funded renewable energy and efficiency projects are projected to bring more than 4,000 stable jobs and close to $450 million in economic activity to Florida. Learn more at ygrene.us.