By TWICE Staff On Jan 30 2012 - 6:01am
LAS VEGAS — Urban Green Energy
(UGE) revealed ViewUGE, a webbased
remote monitoring system for
The system allows users to monitor
from UGE’s small
wind turbines and
other sources of
and energy consumption.
UGE works with
businesses to install
small wind turbines
to provide an
source. The new
small wind with the smart grid, allowing
customers to determine how much each
alternative energy channel supplies, and
how much the house is using.
While the company primarily markets
and sells small wind turbines, the
interface allows users to monitor energy
produced by solar panels and other
sources within the same interface.
ViewUGE also allows users to monitor
the weather to determine how that affects
“[Customers] can monitor how
much energy they are using,” said Nick
Blitterswyk, CEO of UGE. “You have a
certain level of accountability. Renewable
energy is inherently variable, making
monitoring and connectivity a critical
component to broader adoption,”
said Blitterswyk, in a statement.