UGE To Supply Renewable Energy to Boston Firm

BOSTON — Boston Properties, a real-estate investment firm, hired New York-headquartered UGE International Ltd. (UGE) to design and supply a rooftop renewable energy system at its new headquarters in Boston. Upon completion, the new UGE headquarters will become city’s most sustainable office building.

Currently under construction, the 17-story, 425,000-square-foot building at 888 Boylston St. will use 45 percent less energy than an average office building of a similar size.

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Eiffel Tower Installs Wind Turbines

PARIS — The Eiffel Tower in Paris is going green with new wind turbines that will help produce electricity.
New York-based UGE International installed two on-site wind turbines at the Eiffel Tower as part of a renovation and upgrade to the first floor of the monument. Located above the second level for its wind conditions, the turbines are now producing 10,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity annually, equal to the power the Eiffel Tower’s first floor would typically use.

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