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  • 07/29/2014 - 15:06

    Potential customers in urban Chinese markets have given resistance to purchasing solar panels due to the perceived negative effect of excessive PM 2.5 and PM 10.0 dust particles in the air and accumulation of these particles on the solar panel. It is the purpose of this paper to discuss the negative effects of small dust particles, such as PM 2.5, on solar panels. Specifically, a cost benefit analysis has been performed to show exactly how frequently solar panels should be cleaned. 

     

  • 07/17/2014 - 17:57

    Exciting news: UGE is a finalist in RISE: NYC, a competition created by the  NYC Economic Development Corporation in the wake of Hurricane Sandy to identify and deploy creative new technologies and solutions for New York City. UGE and other finalists are eligible for up to $30 Million in funds to help NYC businesses become more resilient to the impacts of future storms, sea level rise and other effects of climate change.

  • 07/07/2014 - 15:24

    For enterprises like banks, restaurants, supermarkets, resorts, and athletic arenas that rely on a continuous and reliable stream of energy, blackouts prove extremely problematic. When the source of electricity is not sound due to lack of sufficient infrastructure, natural disaster, or high demand, companies face substantial loss in revenue. Not only is inadequate lighting dangerous, it also prevents any business transactions from occurring.

  • 07/01/2014 - 14:31

    Energy is the golden thread that connects economic growth, increased social equity, and an environment that allows the world to thrive. At a time when 1.2 billion people worldwide lack access to electricity, when 2.8 billion people do not have clean and safe cooking facilities, and when a shift to sustainable energy use is imperative to protect the Earth’s climate, no less than a worldwide effort is required to achieve sustainable energy for all.

  • 06/20/2014 - 14:56

    Want to help make a positive impact on the city you live in? Then join Green Light NY, Urban Green Energy, and several other organizations and groups in reducing New York City’s electricity usage by switching off lights in our offices and homes from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EDT) on Friday, June 20, 2014! 

  • 06/18/2014 - 16:32

     Situated right off the coast of Madagascar, the Seychelles has become a hugely popular tourist destination. The location and superb climate conditions are ideal for vacationing, but also for wind and solar energy. 

  • 03/19/2014 - 15:22

    Scott Van Pelt

    Urban Green Energy

    330 W. 38th Street, Suite 1103

    New York, NY 10018 USA

    March 18, 2014

    Mark Higgins

    U.S. Department of Energy

    1000 Independence Avenue SW.

    Washington DC 20585

     

    Mr. Higgins,

  • 02/12/2014 - 18:55

    10. It's the Sunshine State

    Orange groves, beautiful Miami beaches, and a bevy of sun. Optimal solar conditions.

  • 01/13/2014 - 19:01

    For many business owners, installing a solar powered energy solution is a very attractive idea, but a challenging feat due to the cost of initial setups. These initial costs are a large barrier, blocking the ability of countless commercial customers to turn towards sustainable energy solutions. This is where Solar Power Purchase Agreements come to the rescue!

  • 12/18/2013 - 16:11

    Did you know that 22% of NY children, and about 1.4 million people living in NYC are food insecure, meaning they don't have consistent access to adequate food?

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