Online training course: Tips and tricks for surviving the energy crisis

The current record-breaking energy prices are having a major impact on high-tech horticulture. Many growers will need to make considerable energy savings in order for their businesses to survive the coming winter. This cost pressure is causing companies to look for creative solutions. Some growers have…

Quarter of energy-intensive Dutch companies in red figures

A quarter of businesses in the energy-intensive sectors expect to make serious losses already this year due to the extreme rise in energy prices. An increasing percentage…

“It is one of the most natural cooling methods in the market, consuming 90% less energy"

O2 Natural Air LLC d/b/a/ OxyCom N.A. has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with patented two-stage commercial climate control technology manufacturer OxyCom Fresh Air BV. OxyCom Fresh Air BV is headquartered in the Netherlands, founded in 2002 as pioneers and designers of highly…

Using coatings to save energy

Almost all growers are looking for solutions to the currently high energy prices. The intelligent use of coatings is an excellent option to help reduce energy costs. The first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of coatings is protecting crops and optimally converting sunlight into production. But given the current…

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The Netherlands could, if needed, gradually shut the gas off

On Friday, the 9th of September, Dutch Climate and Energy Minister, Rob Jetten, updated the House of Representatives on the Protect and Restore Gas Plan, which the government…

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US (NM): Microproducer grows cannabis off-the-grid using solar panels

Janet Miller joked for years about growing cannabis on a 4.21-acre plot of land in Valencia County she inherited from her mother over three decades ago. However, the joke turned into a real business proposition when Mike Kimball, Miller's friend from high school, called her when momentum around an…

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US (CA): "With extreme heat waves, your energy saving efforts can have a big impact"

Extreme temperatures and the duration of this heat wave across the entire Western United States are causing record demand on California's energy grid. Therefore, the Department of Cannabis Control is asking cannabis companies to reduce their energy consumption. "What we've done so far has worked to keep…

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US (VT): Electrical ratepayers are providing generous subsidies to indoor cannabis growers

Devin Dannat pushed open a sturdy metal door at his new Clean Cannabis Company building in Hardwick last week and stepped from a dim hallway into a luminous new world. Bright light burst forth from rows of overhead LED fixtures, bathing the 35-year-old budding entrepreneur and his hundreds of young hemp…

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Carbon dioxide: Making a clean and consistent way to generate CO2 onsite a reality

"What we know and found is that today, a lot of vertical farms are using unsustainable cylinders and tanks for their carbon needs, often produced as a byproduct from fossil fuel production," says Estee Chaikin, CMO at SkyTree. "In addition, transport costs and the costs per kg of CO2 continue to…

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NZ’s only Toitū net carbonzero medicinal cannabis company recertified again

Greenfern Industries has been certified as a Toitū net carbonzero organization for the second year in a row. The certification means Greenfern remains New Zealand’s only Toitū net carbonzero certified medicinal cannabis and industrial hemp organization.Greenfern, founded on an unwavering commitment to…

New AntiReflect formula and energy saving with ReduSystems

ReduSystems announces that they have improved their product AntiReflect. Since its introduction, the R&D department has worked hard to further improve the formula of AntiReflect. Improvements involve better wear resistance and a lower cost price. Both developments will be directly noticeable for growers.…

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How can cannabis cultivators lower their cost per pound by engaging an energy conservation company?

Founded in 2013, GreenLight Energy Conservation is a full-service energy conservation company based in Lakewood, New Jersey. GreenLight serves several different divisions of the utility industry. The original division was started to help customers upgrade their lighting to more energy-efficient lighting,…

"We can assist clients in estimating potential energy savings"

Cultivation Warehouse is now a Recurve FLEXmarket aggregator. Recurve, is a leading provider of energy monitoring software that allows clients to more accurately measure, monitor and verify energy usage.  The Recurve platform allows a building to become a "virtual power plant" with the ability to measure demand…

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US (ME): "Energy prices doubled, while cannabis value is halved"

Rows of cannabis seedlings, 18 inches high and three weeks old, swayed recently in the breeze created by wall fans inside the nursery at Windhill Organics, a medical cannabis growing operation in the midcoast. Overhead, two 1,000-watt metal halide lamps cast a bright, blue-white light over the crop 18…

Increase horticulturalist's role in energy market with energy storage systems

Hortipower.nl is a new initiative by KG Greenhouses and offers a number of innovative battery systems. Horticulture already plays an important role in the energy market, and with the option of installing battery systems, this role can be further expanded. Marco van Trigt is now conducting initial discussions…

Energy efficiency: are you on track for reaching Net Zero?

With input prices soaring, getting a handle on your energy use and carbon emissions is critical. A robust energy audit gives you practical steps and solutions in the short,…

"Cannabis growers will have to refocus their goals to managing energy usage"

The cannabis industry continues to grow in the US as more states legalize it. With 38 states already approved for medical cultivation and 21 states approved for recreational use, the industry is projected to increase by 22% in 2022 from 2021 to a market value of over 35 billion dollars. As the industry…


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