Treena Hein

Treena Hein

Monday, 08 October 2012
A co-gen project in Dallas, Oregon is being planned to include two 4.36 MW natural gas turbines and a hydroponic greenhouse for tomato and cucumber production.

Friday, 05 October 2012
In part of a cross-curricular science, tech & engineering sustainability program, one Tempe Union (Arizona) high school in the process of developing cutting-edge battery technology that will power a greenhouse.

Thursday, 04 October 2012
Innoventé Inc. has announced the construction of its second green energy plant, which will use its patented technology to combust forest and pulp-and-paper residues. The plant will generate electricity for 10,000 people and enough heat to meet the needs of a one-hectare greenhouse.

Wednesday, 03 October 2012
Funding from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to study greenhouse use in Northern Canada has just been awarded. A total of 16 proposals were received.

Monday, 01 October 2012
Greenhouse operators in BC are among those who are closely watching what the present government in that province will do with the carbon tax. It has resulted in recent fuel hikes.

Monday, 01 October 2012
Grow pipes – heating tubes that run through the crop canopy and can be adjusted as the crop grows taller – are becoming an increasingly popular energy optimization system for vegetable growers in Canada.

Friday, 28 September 2012
A new 30 million Euro greenhouse project in western Ukraine will be expanded to 40 hectares in coming years.

Thursday, 27 September 2012
A pilot project at a commercial greenhouse in Ohio is using several innovative ways to achieve energy self-sufficiency.

Thursday, 27 September 2012
Columbus County (North Carolina) is making plans to work with a private company on a planned co-generation facility that will likely involve greenhouses.

Wednesday, 26 September 2012
Korean researchers have created a solar cell capable of transmitting the red and green wavelengths of light that plants need for photosynthesis while also retaining the capacity to filter the rest of the energy into electricity that can be used to power a greenhouse.

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