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Boulder-based Vera aims to take high energy use out of marijuana cultivation equation

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: November 25, 2018

Alex Park and his two partners wanted to grow cannabis commercially without using an excessive amount of energy, a problem that has plagued indoor marijuana cultivation. The young entrepreneurs, who have been friends since their days at the University of Colorado, found a solution by designing a facility that allows…

US Marijuana Production Energy Costs Exceed $6 Billion

Relevance: 98%      Posted on: February 19, 2016

US Marijuana Production Energy Costs Exceed $6 Billion

New Frontier, the leading Big Data provider in the cannabis industry, analyzes the high energy costs associated with cultivating marijuana in its latest report, Illuminating Cannabis: The Future of Energy in the Cannabis Industry. Marijuana is the most energy intensive agricultural crop produced in the U.S. Its production consumes one…

Could Hemp be the Solution to the World’s Energy Crisis?

Relevance: 95%      Posted on: March 11, 2020

Could Hemp be the Solution to the World's Energy Crisis?

Hemp and energy: could this be the world's solution to the energy crisis? The wide range of beneficial properties associated with cannabis has been the major fuel powering its upward trajectory over the past couple of years. The vast works of research being conducted on the plant have led to…

Hillsboro, Oregon Paves The Way For Energy Efficient Marijuana Grow Facility

Relevance: 92%      Posted on: May 4, 2016

Hillsboro, Oregon Paves The Way For Energy Efficient Marijuana Grow Facility

There are a lot of people that want to grow marijuana in Oregon. It’s one of the most common questions I get from Oregon friends, family, and readers – ‘What would I have to do to become a licensed marijuana grower?’ One of the biggest hurdles I tell them that…

Top 5 Strongest Sativas For Energy and Focus

Relevance: 92%      Posted on: May 27, 2017

The Reefer Report For The Week Of April 7, 2016 Welcome back to the Reefer Report! This week’s news includes a lot of fun stuff including a pot-sniffing dog, a new weed mini-mall, and some incredible news from the world of medical marijuana. Pull up a pipe, and enjoy! High…

Cannabis Strains That Give You Energy

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Cannabis Strains That Give You Energy

The Top 5 Strains To Beat Fatigue The days of the lazy stoner stereotype are slowly fading. More “potheads” are increasingly becoming some of the world’s most successful, most fit, and most productive people. Yes – certain cannabis strains can give you the energy that you need to get more…

Denver Sustainability Panel: Top Ten Ways to Save Energy, Water and Waste

Relevance: 89%      Posted on: March 29, 2017

Recently, a couple of Denver businesses, including a city adviser on sustainability and an energy engineer joined a Denver Sustainability Panel to talk about how the cannabis industry can find their best practices when it comes to using energy, water, and waste. Cannabis greenhouses and retail shops usually use use…

More And More Large Marijuana Gardens Use LED Grow Lights To Reduce Carbon Footprint

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More And More Large Marijuana Gardens Use LED Grow Lights To Reduce Carbon Footprint

The marijuana industry is growing faster than anyone could imagine. There is more marijuana being grown right now than ever before in legal recreational and medical marijuana states. In my home state, Oregon, there are industrial gardens all over the state from Eastern Oregon to the Oregon Coast and from…

How to Make Cannabis Eco-Friendly

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How to Make Cannabis Eco-Friendly

How to Make Cannabis Eco-Friendly One of the biggest concerns opponents of cannabis have is that it is ‘damaging to the environment’. However, this isn’t necessarily true. Of course, currently there are plenty of illegal grows in forests and public lands, but this isn’t “cannabis” as was meant to be.…

Colorado hopes to make cannabis industry more eco-friendly by recycling breweries’ carbon dioxide

Relevance: 23%      Posted on: January 29, 2020

In an effort to make Colorado’s cannabis industry more eco-friendly, the state’s health department and energy office launched two new pilot programs Wednesday focused on reducing carbon emissions and improving energy efficiency at local cultivations. Both programs support Gov. Jared Polis’ mission to cut greenhouse gasses 50% by 2030. For…