Urban Green Energy to debut eddy at WindPower 2010.

DALLAS - It's a different kind of wind turbine - one that's nearly silent and vibration free, and looks more like a work of modern art than your everyday windmill. It's a small wind turbine that can be assembled in under an hour, take wind from any direction and be mounted on either a pole or a customer's roof. Designed and manufactured by Urban Green Energy, a leader in vertical axis wind turbines, eddy is a name customers can depend on to produce clean energy day or night, year after year.

"We like to call eddy the strong silent type because that's exactly what he is," said Nick Blitterswyk, CEO of Urban Green Energy, the New York-based company that is among the leading providers of vertical axis wind turbines in the world. "What makes it especially attractive is that eddy comes with a 30 percent federal tax credit and five-year financing is available, as well."
A 600W vertical access turbine, eddy will lower the amount of energy the customer receives from the grid. Eddy also provides energy security, ensuring that when the power goes out the customer still has electricity for the most important devices in their home.
For customers that already have solar installed, eddy is the perfect addition to their clean energy mix, as it will produce energy day and night. Eddy is available with UGE's Solar Ready control system, and can often connect directly into an existing solar system. That helps to keep customers costs low.
Whether a customer's first foray into renewable energy, or an addition to an existing solar system, UGE's eddy provides the ideal, versatile solution.

Eddy is available with a variety of easy to install and affordable mounting options. Various tower heights are available with optional mechanical lifts making installation without a crane possible. If the customer has space constraints, the patent pending UGE Russo roof mount is often the answer. Russo works to spread eddy's loads out over four skis, making roof mounting safe and easy.
Arguably eddy's best feature is the vertical axis design, which allows it to produce energy regardless of the wind direction. Eddy has a maximum safe wind speed of more than 120mph (55 m/s), and an engineered lifetime of 20 years.
Eddy performs well in winds that change directions quickly and when combined with the turbines low start-up speed, there's even greater energy production, delivering a higher return on investment for the customer.
Urban Green Energy has more credentials and more certifications that any other company in the vertical axis turbine industry. In fact, Urban Green Energy is one of the first manufacturers in the world to receive IEC certification for its turbines' power, safety, and noise level.
UGE has designed and manufactured 600W, 1kW and 4kW vertical axis wind turbines, as well as wind/solar hybrid street lamps, and has customers in 25 countries around the world. UGE products have been installed across the continental U.S., as well as Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The company has 150 distributors around the world, a staff of 85 employees and is poised to become the pre-eminent leader in the small wind energy arena.
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