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Energy-wise expansion at Sundrop Farms


September 12, 2012
By Treena Hein


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Sundrop Farms is located on the edge of the Australian Outback and employs desalination technology to run its greenhouse.

Sundrop Farms, in the state of South Australia, is a unique greenhouse operation on the cutting edge of energy management – and expansion is in the works.

Their new eight-hectare glass greenhouse will feature the most sophisticated temperature control technologies. Commercialization of their greenhouse technology, which includes their own solely solar-powered ‘thermal desalination’ plant design, is also moving forward.

Watch upcoming issues of Greenhouse Canada Magazine for a feature story on Sundrop farms – and its head grower, Ontario native David Pratt.

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