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Indoor Marijuana Grows May Increase Power Needs in California

Indoor Marijuana Grows May Increase Power Needs in California

Indoor Marijuana Grows May Increase Power Needs in California

The next new challenge for the growing cannabis industry may be the energy required to produce the plant in indoor marijuana grows.

Rubicon Organics

Rubicon Organics Receives Municipal Permit for the Cultivation & Manufacturing of Cannabis in Greenfield, California

BELLINGHAM, Wash., March 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Rubicon Organics (“Rubicon” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its application to the City of Greenfield for a municipal cultivation and manufacturing permit has been approved.

Licensed Marijuana Cultivators in California Now Eligible for Agricultural Energy Rates

Licensed Marijuana Cultivators in California Now Eligible for Agricultural Energy Rates

On March 1, 2017, Pacific Gas and Electric Company announced that licensed medical marijuana cultivators are now eligible for PG&E’s agricultural energy rate and recreational cultivators will be eligible once they’ve been licensed under the Adult Use of Marijuana Act.

PG&E

Agricultural Cannabis Growers Now Eligible for PG&E Ag Rate and Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — While recreational marijuana cannot be sold in California until January 2018, existing medical marijuana growers and future recreational marijuana growers will be eligible as of March 1 for PG&E’s agricultural energy rate.

Aloha Spirit Spreads: Fourth Dispensary Greenlit to Grow in Hawaii

Aloha Spirit Spreads: Fourth Dispensary Greenlit to Grow in Hawaii

The Hawaii State Department of Health is on roll with its approvals for licensees to start growing medical marijuana. On Feb. 14, 2017, the DOH announced that Pono Life Sciences Maui had been approved to commence its marijuana cultivation operation, making it the second dispensary in Maui and the fourth dispensary in the state to be approved.

Oregon

Oregon Task Force Studies Impact of Pot Growing on Energy And Water

A task force of Oregon marijuana growers, state agency representatives, and legislators is studying the use of energy and water in pot farming. When grown indoors, marijuana farms can use enormous amounts of energy. Indoor marijuana operations use 2 percent of Colorado’s energy supply. Meanwhile, the amounts of water used per plant vary.

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urban-gro Announces Release of New LED Portfolio for the Cannabis Industry

LAFAYETTE, Colo., Feb. 3, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — urban-gro, a leading value added reseller of the best product solutions for the commercial cannabis cultivator, has announced the release of a new LED product line by lighting partner PL Light Systems.

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Weekly CannaBit: Marijuana Cultivation in Colorado Fuels Surging Energy Demand

Weekly CannaBit for the week of Jan. 25, 2016: Marijuana cultivation for the adult use market in Colorado has exploded since the market opened in January 2014. According to Xcel Energy, cultivation facilities consumed 200 million kilowatt hours in 2014 alone.

Pacific Power

Pacific Power Consulting Cannabis Cultivators on Electrical Needs

In response to recent power outages caused by home-based cannabis cultivation, Pacific Power, an electricity provider in the Northwest, announced on Nov. 4, 2015, that it is offering utility consultations for its customers who cultivate cannabis at home.

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Surna Reports 2015 First Quarter Results

Surna Inc. (OTCQB: SRNA), a technology company that engineers, manufactures, and distributes state-of-the art equipment and systems for controlled environment agriculture (“CEA”) currently specializing in commercial indoor cannabis cultivation, has announced financial results for the first quarter.

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Surna Announces the First Beta Shipment of Groundbreaking Reflector

BOULDER, Colo., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Surna Inc. (OTCQB: SRNA), an engineering, manufacturing, and installation Company specializing in commercial indoor cannabis cultivation technology, announced today that, over the course of the next two weeks, it will ship the beta version of its groundbreaking Surna Reflector.

heliospectra solutions

Heliospectra Offers Solutions Beyond Lighting

With the advent of legal medical and recreational marijuana, growers and their backers are looking to optimize output in an attempt to capture market share. Within this, there also is an effort to solve the marijuana industry’s environmental issues.

Hemp Batteries

Hemp Will Power Batteries in the Future

The August 28, 2014, issue of Rolling Stone has octogenarian Willie Nelson on the cover, calling him “America’s most beloved outlaw.” Within the story Willie says thusly, “You can bust me for weed, and I’ll pay my fine or go to jail.”

Energy Use

Curb Energy Use in Cannabis Cultivation

As companies start to grapple with the responsibility of adopting practices that are ecologically sound and efficient, the individual consumer will start to ask, “is your company green?”


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