How Cell Phones Are Driving Remote Microgrid Growth: UGE’s story  

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A funny thing happened to Urban Green Energy (UGE) on the way to becoming a small wind turbine manufacturer. The New York company discovered that demand was limited for its product on a stand-alone basis. But combine small wind turbines with solar, storage and some intelligence – into a remote microgrid – and the market is vast. This … [Read more...]

Milk, Bread and a Microgrid: What Savvy Whole Foods Has Figured Out Now

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Whole Foods Market has earned its stripes as a trend spotter.  When the grocery store began its national expansion 30 years ago, skeptics doubted that enough consumers would pay a premium for organic food to make the supermarket chain a success. With $13 billion in annual sales last year, and now 388 stores, the food retailer has clearly proved … [Read more...]