Treena Hein

Treena Hein

Monday, 13 August 2012
Jewett City Greenhouses & Florist in Jewett City, Connecticut has received an $18,000 grant through the US Department of Agriculture's ‘Rural Energy for America Program’ as well as a grant from the State of Connecticut to improve its energy efficiency.

Monday, 13 August 2012
On Friday August 10th, the new 'Final FIT 2.0 Program' was released by Ontario Power Authority. Now available on-line are the new rules, contract details, price schedule, frequently asked questions and more.

Friday, 10 August 2012
The second stage of a greenhouse project in the Tomsk Region of Russia includes 6 hectares of greenhouse space and the construction of a 4.5 MW ‘thermal energy centre.’

Thursday, 09 August 2012
Energy Edge has exclusive details on a recently-opened energy-innovative greenhouse in Minnesota that integrates algae-produced bio-diesel and aquaculture. It’s part of the Silver Bay Eco-Industrial Business Park, and the University of Minnesota is a project partner.

Thursday, 09 August 2012
The Denver-based ‘Den Corner restaurant group’ has built a 3,000 ft2 energy-efficient greenhouse on its farm in nearby Brighton, Colorado. The greenhouse utilizes only passive solar energy to supply light and heat and will delivering fresh crops to the company’s restaurants throughout the year.

Wednesday, 08 August 2012
Ontario electricity consumers are in for a bit of shock this month. When growers and businesses alike receive their July bills in August, it will be higher than most are anticipating, says Lisa Brodeur of 360 Energy.

Tuesday, 07 August 2012
An ‘Urban Agriculture Summit’ is about to be held this week in Toronto – an event largely focussed on rooftop farming inside and outside of greenhouses. The company leading the rooftop greenhouse charge in Canada is Lufa Farms.

Friday, 03 August 2012
Union Gas will host a 'Greenhouse Growers Tradeshow and Open House' on September 19th in Leamington, ON. The event has no fee, and lunch is included. Participants must RSVP by September 12th.

Thursday, 02 August 2012
BrightFarms recently announced a deal with the A&P grocery chain to provide it year-round with New York City-grown vegetables from the company's (and the country's) largest hydroponic rooftop greenhouse. This is one of many urban greenhouse developments sprouting up across the US, Canada and beyond.

Wednesday, 01 August 2012
Energy Edge has obtained energy management details on the 134 greenhouses of the largest solar-roofed greenhouse project on the planet ('Su Scioffu' in Italy). Where the solar panels are not installed, the greenhouses feature polycarbonate roof material, which allows a large amount of light to come in.

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