Champions of Change
Rebecca Ufkes is the President of UEC, a small woman-owned business in Hanahan, South Carolina manufacturing the GREENS system for the US Marine Corps. GREENS is a 300 watt continuous power system that integrates solar panels and batteries with a control system creating DC power for assets in the field such as laptops, battery charging, tent lights and tactical radios. Last year Ms. Ufkes was named the South Carolina Small Business Person of the Year and first Runner-Up National Small Business Person of the Year by the Small Business Administration for her work with UEC.