Treena Hein

Treena Hein

Tuesday, 31 July 2012
With a great deal of discussions going on in the media over the last several days regarding climate change, with climate change skeptics weighing in as well, this week is a good time to look at how climate changes could affect greenhouse operations, says 360 Energy's Lisa Brodeur.

Tuesday, 31 July 2012
Here is what's happening in Alberta with regard to greenhouse energy use and efficiencies, from Dr. Mohyuddin Mirza of the Alberta Greenhouse Growers Association.

Monday, 30 July 2012
Carbon Harvest has received a loan to finish its landfill gas-to-energy plant in Battlebro, Vermont with a greenhouse and aquaculture facility.

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.

Thursday, 26 July 2012
Energy will be a focus as the Premiers meet this week in Halifax, a meeting which may involve the first steps in creating a nation-wide energy policy. "Talks on energy will certainly be headed up by Alberta Premier Alison Redford, who has been pushing a Canadian-wide energy strategy since her election earlier this year," says 360 Energy's Lisa Brodeur.

Tuesday, 24 July 2012
A greenhouse in Chatham, Ontario to be operated by Cedarline will use heat and CO2 from the GreenField Ethanol plant located there.

Monday, 23 July 2012
Solar panels alone will power a new greenhouse at Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, Georgia.

Friday, 20 July 2012
The four steps that have been presented here on Energy Edge in 'The Journey to Energy Excellence for Greenhouses' are the meat of the program, says 360 Energy's Lisa Brodeur. "However, Step 5 is the part that keeps your energy management plan and activities alive and flourishing, ultimately saving you money, year after year."

Thursday, 19 July 2012
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has just announced a Request for Proposal (RFP) to produce “a comprehensive background study on greenhouse production for northern/isolated communities, including greenhouse design components, technologies, management, marketing and most importantly cost/benefit analyses.”

Wednesday, 18 July 2012
Like greenhouses anywhere, greenhouses in Canada’s north use lots of energy-efficient technologies, but reporter Anna Mehler Paperny says the hard part is making northern greenhouses capable of supporting themselves financially.

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