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UGE: Wind turbine blades falling off Addison’s water tower result in $1 million flop, crazy lawsuit

February 2, 2018,   by Dave Lieber

The turbines ran for three months before one blade fell to the ground 190 feet below. Then a second blade crashed through a nearby storage building's roof, falling into a conference room. No one was...

Category: Small Vertical Axis Wind Turbines, Urban Green Energy (UGE)

Rooftop and Building Integrated Wind Turbines are a Failure Says NREL

September 30, 2016,   by Paul Gipe

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) concludes in a new report that rooftop-mounted and building-integrated wind turbines are a failure, though readers would be hard pressed to find that...[more]

Category: Rooftop & Urban Wind, Inventions & Questionable Wind Turbines, Small Vertical Axis Wind Turbines, Urban Green Energy (UGE)

UGE Dumps VAWT Business—What Happens Now to Eiffel Tower & Lincoln Field Turbines?

August 4, 2016,   by Paul Gipe

Controversial developer of “urban” wind projects Urban Green Energy (UGE) is quitting the wind business. Using its in-house designed vertical-axis wind turbine, the New York City-based company...[more]

Category: Small Vertical Axis Wind Turbines, LEED, Urban Green Energy (UGE) LEED

A Tale of Two Turbines and Eiffel’s Tower

March 21, 2015,   by Paul Gipe

By now everyone has seen the fawning news accounts—several times, no doubt—that a US company has installed two wind turbines inside—yes, inside—the Eiffel Tower.[more]

Category: Small Vertical Axis Wind Turbines, Rooftop & Urban Wind, Urban Green Energy (UGE)

Poor Comparison Between Small VAWT and Small HAWT: UGE’s VisionAIR Pushing the Limits. . . of Hype

April 23, 2014,   by Paul Gipe

In the spring of 2014, Urban Green Energy (UGE) announced with much fanfare that they had completed third-party performance testing on a new product, the VisionAIR wind turbine. As press releases for...[more]

Category: Small Vertical Axis Wind Turbines, Urban Green Energy (UGE)

Questionable Turbines and Siting Give Architects, LEED, Green Builders, and Wind Bad Name

September 9, 2013,   by Paul Gipe

Updated with a photo of the 18 Venger V2 Savonius turbines on the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.[more]

Category: News on Small Wind, Inventions & Questionable Wind Turbines, Small Vertical Axis Wind Turbines, Rooftop & Urban Wind, LEED, Urban Green Energy (UGE) LEED

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