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2012 University of Calgary Graduate of the Last Decade winner Nick Blitterswyk

Our CEO and founder, Nick Blitterswyk, speaks at the University of Calgary after receiving the Graduate of the Last Decade award from the University’...


Urban Green Energy - The Power to Dream

Urban Green Energy - The Power to Dream

Want to learn more about our company? Members of UGE discuss everything from what lead them to work for a renewable energy startup to the design of...


Monday, June 4 is the start of UGE's Summer of Sustainability!

Monday, June 4 is the start of UGE's Summer of Sustainability!

Inspired by the No Impact Project, UGE is going sustainable this summer from today, June 4, through Labor Day weekend. Here is our...


UGE Earth Week 2012 - Day 5 (Conserve Energy)

UGE Earth Week 2012 - Day 5 (Conserve Energy)

Today's Fact The United States is responsible for almost 26% of the world's energy consumption, but makes up less than 5% of the world's...


UGE Earth Week 2012 - Day 4 (Only One Bag of Trash the Entire Day)

UGE Earth Week 2012 - Day 4 (Only One Bag of Trash the Entire Day)

Today's fact The U.S. is the #1 trash-producing country in the world at 1,609 pounds per person per year. This means that 5% of the world's...


Future Energy Conference NYC on April 11, 2012

Future Energy Conference NYC on April 11, 2012

Last Wednesday, David and I attended the Future Energy Conference at the NYU Stern School of Business. The event was attended by energy...


UGE Earth Week 2012 - Day 3 (No Plastic Bag Day)

UGE Earth Week 2012 - Day 3 (No Plastic Bag Day)

It's great to hear how easily the office is abiding by Earth Week plans! Yesterday, when employees went out for coffee, they took their...


UGE Earth Week 2012 - Day 2 (No Disposable Coffee Cup Day)

UGE Earth Week 2012 - Day 2 (No Disposable Coffee Cup Day)

The first day of UGE Earth Week was quite successful with over 1/2 the office signing the Sustainability Pledge. Today, we take on the...


UGE Earth Week 2012 - Day 1 (UGE Pledge to Sustainability)

UGE Earth Week 2012 - Day 1 (UGE Pledge to Sustainability)

Today is the start of the first inaugural UGE Earth Week!   We're kicking off the start of our Earth Week festivities by encouraging...


Getting ready for Earth Day with UGE Earth Week 2012!

Getting ready for Earth Day with UGE Earth Week 2012!

In 9 days, it will be the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day!   Starting one week prior, UGE's Green Team is launching UGE Earth Week 2012...