Thursday, 26 July 2012
The largest solar-roofed greenhouse project on the planet is now complete in Italy. The first crop is expected in October 2012. The 134 greenhouses are located on 66 acres near Cagliari in the region of Sardinia.
Sunday, 15 July 2012
Running of the sprinkler pump, cooling of a building and the greenhouse fans at The Mustard Seed near Chaska, Minnesota are all being powered by the wind. Owner Mark Halla took advantage of federal grants to install the power generation system and expects payback in five years.
Thursday, 12 July 2012
Federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced this week that her ministry will initiate an in-depth scientific study into possible adverse effects of living near wind power projects.
Friday, 29 June 2012
Three years ago, the Syndicat des producteurs en serre du Quebec (the province's greenhouse growers' union) chose Les Serres Verrier in Saint-Joachim-de-Courval to install a new biomass heating system, as part of the Vitrine biomasse project (Biomass Showcase).