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New York State’s $1 Billion Green Bank

New York State’s $1 Billion Green Bank

In his 2013 State of the State Address, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed a $1 billion Green Bank to spur a clean economy and improve...


Clean Energy Solutions for a Renewable Future

Clean Energy Solutions for a Renewable Future

As I watched President Obama brilliantly deliver his State of the Union address last night, I was proud to be in a country which has a...


Does Your Cell Phone Run On Fossil Fuels?

Does Your Cell Phone Run On Fossil Fuels?

How can an iPhone that fits in your pocket run on coal, or oil? The truth is, the energy that powers the telecoms network comes mostly from...


Going Green in the New Year

Going Green in the New Year

Howdy! It has been a while since we last posted on our blog. UGE had a successful year last year in both terms of green product...


Urban Green Energy: Green Energy Needs after Hurricane Sandy

Urban Green Energy: Green Energy Needs after Hurricane Sandy

It has been over a month now since Hurricane Sandy has struck our home of New York City (and the surrounding area) but the crisis is still...


Stormy Weather

Stormy Weather

On June 29th, a string of powerful thunderstorms rolled through the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States.  To date, the death...


Summer of Sustainability Week 3 Challenge - Bring Lunch to Work Using Only Reusable Components

Summer of Sustainability Week 3 Challenge - Bring Lunch to Work Using Only Reusable Components

Remember in grade school, when you left the house each day with a mom-packed lunch.  Remember the feeling, when the bell rang, of...


Summer of Sustainability Week 2 Challenge - Avoid Any New Purchases (Other Than Food)

Summer of Sustainability Week 2 Challenge - Avoid Any New Purchases (Other Than Food)

 Ours is truly a world of things.  One need only step into a Wal-Mart or other so-called big box store to see it.  Not so...


Enterprise Arrives At Its New Hudson Home Aboard The USS Intrepid

Enterprise Arrives At Its New Hudson Home Aboard The USS Intrepid

Some UGE team members took a lunch break field trip to watch as the space shuttle Enterprise was loaded onto the USS Intrepid’s...


Need A Bag? No Thanks.

Need A Bag? No Thanks.

“Paper or plastic?”  The ubiquitous question rings out in grocery and retail lines across America...