New geothermal well contributes to the energy transition for Dutch greenhouses

In 2012, a group of vegetable horticulturists in IJsselmuiden jointly started heating their greenhouses with geothermal heat, pumping warm water of 73-74 °C up from a depth of 1,950 meters. Now, five vegetable growers heat 23.5 hectares of greenhouses this way. With the use of geothermal energy, natural…

New heat-reflecting screen to be presented at GreenTech 2023

More efficient photosynthesis, higher yields and better quality output, and lower crop water consumption: these are the functions of Prisma® Ldf Strong, the revolutionary new Arrigoni product for protecting Solanaceae. The agrotextile will be presented from 13 to 15 June at GreenTech, the international…

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US (FL): Developer completes first phase of 3.6 MW cannabis grower’s solar farm

In Central Florida, ESA Solar this week announced the completion of a first 1.2 MW phase of a 3.6 MW ground-mounted solar project for a cannabis grower utilizing indoor growing facilities.  The three-phase solar farm project is part of ESA’s ongoing expansion efforts to provide pathways to decarbonization…

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US: States can boost sustainable indoor agriculture with energy-saving policies

With a rising share of U.S. crops grown in greenhouses and indoor farms, policymakers can encourage energy and water efficiency efforts in those facilities to support sustainable agriculture, according to new research. Two reports from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and the…

"Every tonne taxed in the same way"

Dutch government wants to incentivise individual grower with 'flat' carbon tax

The cabinet has commissioned research into six variants for the individual CO2 system for greenhouse horticulture. The Hague wants to change the system to give growers more…

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New global standard for industrial hemp carbon sequestration launched

ClimaFi, a leading UK climate industry group, has launched a new carbon standard for measuring and reporting carbon sequestration in cannabis cultivation. It’s called The Hemp Carbon Standard and will be utilizing blockchain technology. Its digital framework will serve as the foundation for reliable…

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Can growing indoor cannabis be sustainable?

Growing commercial cannabis outdoors requires a few specific things: open land, ample water, and a fertile terroir. Southern California lacks most of these features, which is a big reason why the cities and counties in the region that have approved cannabis cultivation require it to be done indoors.…

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