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Grower getting close to energy independence


April 10, 2013
By Brandi Cowen


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Mor Gro Farms hopes its new biomass gasification system and a solar panel array will help the greenhouse achieve energy independence by May.

Mor Gro Farms is hoping that a switch to biomass gasification and solar power will help its Leamington, Ont., operation achieve energy independence by May.

According to The Packer:

 

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“The system uses a burning process that reaches almost 1,500 F to turn pellets made of waste materials – including everything from wood chips to used tires – into a combustible gas that is used to heat the greenhouse via boilers.”

 

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