UGE International

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Coordinates: 40°45′18.9″N 73°59′35.9″W / 40.755250°N 73.993306°W / 40.755250; -73.993306

UGE International
Industry Renewable energy solutions
Founded 2008
Headquarters 330 W 38th Strret, Suite 1103, New York, NY 10018, New York, United States
Number of locations
Toronto, Cebu
Area served
Key people
Nick Blitterswyk, CEO
Products Solar panels, energy storage, power management systems, remote monitoring systems
Services Commercial solar energy projects
Number of employees

UGE International is a solar energy company for the commercial and industrial sectors. The company was founded in 2008 and has dual headquarters in New York City and Toronto and a local office in the Philippines. UGE says it has installed 360MW of solar energy worldwide and completed more than 600 projects.[1]

The company has completed projects for an Audi car dealership,[2] Whole Foods Market,[3] Dropbox,[4] the Cheesecake Factory,[5] and Upper Canada College.


UGE designs and installs large-scale solar systems for commercial and industrial clients, including grid-tied and off-grid installations. UGE utilizes and supplies tier 1 polycrystalline and monocrystalline PV panels, racking, and power electronics, and integrates these components into customized distributed renewable energy systems. The company offers two business lines, commercial solar solutions and Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) Services.

Commercial Solar Solutions[edit]

UGE works with clients to finance and develop ground-mounted, roof-mounted, and carport integrated solar PV systems.

Turn-key EPC[edit]

UGE offers turn-key EPC services, managing project execution from start-to-finish for developers or project owners. The company has an in-house engineering team that includes licensed professional engineers and NABCEP-certified engineers.

Engineering Services[edit]

Project Feasibility

    · Initial Consultation and Feasibility Study
    · Financial Analysis
    · Energy Production Modeling
    · Site Assessment
    · System Optimization
    · Project Cost Estimation
    · Initial Utility Consultation and Impact Assessments

Owner's Engineer, Lender IE, & General Consulting

    · Contract Review or Development
    · Technical Exhibit Preparation
    · Drawing and Equipment Reviews
    · Project Advisory and Construction Consultation
    · End-to-End Regulatory Management
    · Project Evaluation & Due Diligence
    · Equipment & Asset Review

Engineering & Design

    · Solar Rooftop, Groundmount, & Carport Design
    · Microgrid Implementation
    · Low & Medium Voltage Distribution Systems
    · Coordination & Arc Flash Studies
    · Monitoring, SCADA & Transfer Trip Networks
    · Grounding Studies & Plans
    · Utility Interconnection Design

Construction & Commissioning Support

    · Energy Performance Assessment
    · Utility and Regulatory Testing & Management
    · Commissioning Plan Development and Template Creation
    · Complete Site Testing Capability
    · Site Inspections & Reporting
    · Power Production Verification
    · QA/QC Documentation

Project Finance[edit]

UGE provides project financing using lease agreements and Power Purchase Agreements.


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