WEST WARWICK, R.I., Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis and agriculture innovator VividGro®, a division of distinguished LED company Lighting Science®, announced today their latest breakthrough: A four-foot, 19 ounces, white light LED grow lamp called the GroBar.
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CARSON, Calif., Sept. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — According to an independent, third party test of six lighting companies/products serving the commercial cannabis sector conducted by Light Laboratory Inc., an independent photometric testing laboratory, Solis Tek’s Digital Lighting solutions scored highest in terms of overall value for cultivators.
The next new challenge for the growing cannabis industry may be the energy required to produce the plant in indoor marijuana grows.
CARSON, Calif., June 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Solis Tek (OTCQB: SLTK), a vertically integrated technology innovator, developer, manufacturer and distributor focused on bringing products and solutions to commercial cannabis growers in both the medical and recreational space in legal markets across the U.S., announced today that Alan Lien, Co-Founder, Chairman and President of Solis Tek, will be presenting on “Light Science in the Grow Room” at the 4th Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo.
GOTHENBURG, Sweden and SAN FRANCISCO, /Weed Wire/ — Heliospectra AB(publ) (OTCQB: HLSPY, FIRSTNORTH: HELIO), a world leader in intelligent lighting technology for controlled plant growth environments, whose shares are listed on Nasdaq First North and the North American ADR, has appointed Redeye AB as new Certified Adviser for Nasdaq First North as of March 1, 2017.
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 14 , 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Hybrid Tech, LLC – the cannabis industry’s premier design, engineering and consulting firm – today announced a strategic international partnership with Lemnis-Oreon, the world’s leader in hydronically cooled LED grow light manufacturing.
ORLANDO, Fla., Nove. 10, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — BIOS Lighting, a manufacturer and internationally recognized innovator of LED lighting solutions for biological and agricultural industries, today announced that they will be unveiling Icarus Gi II, the newest addition to their Icarus line of industrial grade grow lights, while exhibiting at the fifth annual Marijuana Business Conference and Expo in Las Vegas November 16-18.
WEST WARWICK, R.I., Nov. 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — With ballot results confirmed in three U.S. states for the recreational use of marijuana, and three for medical use, the increased demand on energy consumption in pro-cannabis territories is expected to skyrocket, continuing the trend towards LED “grow light” solutions that curb energy consumption and reduce energy costs to growers.
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 1, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — As Nevada residents prepare to vote for the legalization of adult use marijuana Nov. 8, a yes vote in the state that already has a medical industry poised for tremendous growth.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — On Thursday, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law three bills affecting the state’s medical cannabis laws.
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 12,2016 /Weed Wire/ — BIOS (Biological Innovation and Optimization Systems) has entered into an academic partnership with Bruce Bugbee, PhD, Professor in the Plants, Soils and Climate Department and Director of the Crop Physiology Laboratory at Utah State University (USU).
BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 18, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Forever Green Indoors recently completed three installations in Western Washington that qualified for over $750,000 in rebates for LED grow lighting.
TAPPAN, N.Y., Aug. 11, 2016/Weed Wire/ — Pro MAX Grow has announced the hiring of Christie Lunsford as its new Chief Operating Officer, reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer Jeff Gasman.
LAFAYETTE, Colo., June 20, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — urban-gro, the product solutions expert for the commercial Cannabis cultivator, announced today P.L. Light Systems’ new line of LED lighting, HortiLED, for the Cannabis market.
ORLANDO, Fla., May 5, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — BIOS Lighting, developers of world-class LED lighting solutions for the biological lighting market, today announced the new BIOS Icarus™ Vi low-profile LED fixture for vertical farming applications.
PHOENIX, March 24, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — urban-gro, the product solutions expert for the commercial Cannabis cultivator, is strengthening its sales team with the addition of Michael McGrew as Regional Sales Manager for the Southwest region, including Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico.
Managing the costs of growing cannabis is a particular challenge for growers. One of the largest fixed costs is electricity. Since the cost of electricity is unlikely to go down, growers need to look for new and disruptive ways to manage their use of it.
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.
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.
PORTLAND, Nov. 4, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Legal indoor marijuana growing operations are a new electrical safety concern in both Oregon and Washington.
Nick Brumm is the founder of NextLight, a company created to reflect his conviction that, as his website puts it, the quest for a “perfect spectrum” by the makers of purple light emitting diodes is a “gimmick rather than a scientific dispute.”
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Illumitex, Inc., LED innovator and maker of the world’s most optically advanced lighting products for horticulture, today announced it has signed a new customer, Green Life Productions (GLP).
GÖTEBORG, Sweden/SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 27, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Heliospectra AB (OTCQB: HLSPY, FIRSTNORTH: HELIO), a world leader in intelligent lighting technologies for plant research and greenhouse cultivation, will host a live webinar titled, “Intelligent Lighting Solutions for Optimal Plant Growth and Energy Efficiency” on the Cannabis Investor Webcast.
JOHNSTOWN, Ohio — Andy Joseph didn’t seek the marijuana industry — it found him.
Heliospectra AB (publ), which is a world leader in intelligent lighting technologies for plant research and greenhouse cultivation, gets top score in a new study carried out by the American University of Akron Research Foundation.
Carbon pollution could be used as a powerful argument against legalization, but preventing it could also be a powerful principle for shaping the legal industry.
The threat of greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere is rising, and as it stands, the cannabis industry is a carbon emissions culprit.
Heliospectra specializes in intelligent LED lighting systems for plant science and horticulture applications.
Anyone who has ever succumbed, credit card in hand, to the siren song of a garden catalog that arrives during a February snowstorm realizes that there is money to be made from hobby gardeners. But when the crop is marijuana, the motivation is more likely to be medical than horticultural.