UGE launches ViewUGE SmartLight at 2014 LightFair International Trade Show

 

Complete web-based monitoring platform networks solar and wind-powered outdoor lighting systems via the cloud, enhancing performance and eliminating site visits

Jun. 3, 2014 - LAS VEGAS -- UGE (www.ugei.com), a global leader in distributed renewable energy, is announcing a full remote monitoring and control platform, ViewUGE SmartLight, designed to optimize performance and enhance savings for off-grid outdoor lighting solutions. The ViewUGE SL platform makes it possible to monitor and control UGE's leading solar and wind-powered outdoor lighting systems from any location via smartphone or computer.

Unveiled at the LIGHTFAIR International tradeshow in Las Vegas, ViewUGE SL integrates intelligent technology, putting users in control of their clean-powered lighting systems. The cloud-based platform provides users with complete operating and maintenance peace of mind, and provides comprehensive web-based management, optimized performance, and maximum reliability.

"Off-grid lighting harnesses clean, reliable energy from the sun and wind to eliminate electricity bills, saving money from day one," said Tyler Adkins, Director of UGE Outdoor Lighting. "ViewUGE SL is the natural next step, empowering operators to understand and manage their systems from any location.”

ViewUGE SL allows lighting operators to:• Adjust LED lighting and dimming profiles to match the month or season• Check power production from wind and sun• Regulate batteries, to prolong their lifetime• Perform scheduled maintenance remotely• Set alerts and troubleshoot issues online from a smartphone or computer• Minimize costly site visitsAccess and track data, including cost savings and energy use, on the ViewUGE online portalFor customers focused on sustainability goals, ViewUGE SL also makes it possible to share energy savings, project impact, and carbon offsets with the public.

Beginning today, ViewUGE SL is available for all of UGE's solar and hybrid (wind and solar) outdoor lighting solutions, which integrate UGE’s leading vertical-axis wind turbines, solar panels, or a combination of the two to power LED lights. UGE's renewable-powered lighting solutions operate completely off the grid, eliminating both the ongoing cost of electricity and the underground trenching and wiring required for grid-tied outdoor lighting. Operating as stand-alone units, UGE’s solutions ensure 100% uptime without reliance on the electricity grid..
For more information about ViewUGE SL or UGE’s outdoor lighting solutions, please visit www.ugei.com/solutions/outdoor-lighting.

About UGE

With projects in 90 countries, including installations for several Fortune 100 companies, UGE is changing the face of distributed renewable energy at a global scale.  UGE puts users in control of their energy source by deploying hybrid wind, solar and storage solutions, from commercial facilities in North America and Europe to telecom towers in developing countries. UGE’s technology advantage includes proprietary wind technology, site planning and deployment, power electronics, and remote monitoring and control systems, which are combined into best in class solutions at the nexus of energy cost, security and sustainability.