May 28, 2009

Sunovia Wins Another Award for its Environmentally Responsible Business

SARASOTA, Fla., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sunovia Energy Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulleting Board: SUNV), a Sarasota-based company, has been awarded the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce's top award in the "Think Green" category. The award is presented annually to the Sarasota-based business that demonstrates an active commitment to sustaining and enhancing the area's environment by combining effective core business strategies with breakthrough creative solutions. SUNV representatives accepted the award on Tuesday, May 26th at a luncheon with over 500 attendees at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.

SUNV, founded in 2004, continues to commercialize products that substantially reduce the consumption of fossil fuels and enhance national security. SUNV's LED lighting and infrared products are among the most efficient in their respective industries, and the commercialization of its proprietary Cadmium Telluride on Silicon ("CdTe/Si") solar products remains on schedule.

SUNV's Chairman and CEO, Carl Smith, stated, "The recognition from the Sarasota Chamber is greatly appreciated. The SUNV and EPIR teams continue to release economically practical products that protect our environment and support national security." Smith added, "Our sights are intently focused at the world stage, and the recognition from both the city of Sarasota and the state of Florida are important endorsements in the achievement of our long-term goals."

About Sunovia Energy Technologies, Inc.

Sunovia(TM) Energy Technologies is a Sarasota, Florida-based company that commercializes and markets products within the LED lighting, infrared, and solar markets that reduce carbon emissions and promote national security. Sunovia's primary lines of business are advanced, cost-effective concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) and flat panel solar systems that employ patented cadmium telluride (CdTe) solar cell and infrared (IR) technologies, and energy-efficient LED lighting products marketed under the EvoLucia(TM) brand. Sunovia has exclusive marketing rights to products produced by EPIR Technologies, Inc. for civilian and military night vision markets.

Sunovia's solar and LED lighting technologies are among the most cost and energy efficient in the world, and the company's research and development is dedicated to ensuring that Sunovia stays at the forefront of the renewable energy curve as markets expand and territories are defined. Sunovia is being advised by pre-eminent authorities in the field of renewable energy, including former Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham and former Under Secretary of Commerce Kenneth I. Juster.

Sunovia owns a significant equity interest in Illinois-based EPIR Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the field of IR sensors and IR imaging that has pioneered the commercialization of CdTe on Si and HgCdTe on Si photovoltaic products, EPIR's collective infrared knowledge and experience is believed to exceed any company in the world. Its Founder, Chairman and CEO Dr. Sivalingam Sivananthan is the pioneer of HgCdTe growth by MBE and is a world renowned leader in this technology. EPIR holds the patent for growing CdTe directly on a Si readout integrated circuit, for which the company is developing a manufacturing capability with Congressional funding. Sunovia and EPIR have a network of close collaborative relationships, including the Army Research Laboratory, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the Night Vision Electronic Sensors Directorate, BAE Systems, and other laboratories around the world.

More information about the exclusive partnership between Sunovia and EPIR is available in Sunovia's Securities and Exchange filings at, or at the partners' Web sites, and

The Sunovia(TM) logo is a registered service mark of Sunovia Energy Technologies, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Sunovia Energy products and services and EvoLucia(TM) products and services are provided by Sunovia Energy Technologies, Inc.

Forward-Looking Statement

Some of the statements made by Sunovia in this press release are forward-looking in nature. Actual results may differ materially from those projected in forward-looking statements. Sunovia believes that its primary risk factors include, but are not limited to: development and maintenance of strategic acquisitions; domestic and international acceptance of our product lines; defending our intellectual property and proprietary rights; development of new products and services that meet customer demands and generate acceptable margins; successfully completing commercial testing of new technologies and systems to support new products and services; and attracting and retaining qualified management and other personnel. Additional information concerning these and other important factors can be found within Sunovia's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Statements in this press release should be evaluated in light of these important factors.

SOURCE Sunovia Energy Technologies, Inc.