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The Pot Industry’s Electrical Demands Soar

The Pot Industry’s Electrical Demands Soar

Power-hungry pot industry taxing U.S. electrical grids The Seattle Times, December 22, 2015. Image credit: EnriqueMendez The facilities in the 23 states where marijuana is legal are responsible for greenhouse-gas emissions almost equal to those of every car, home and business in New Hampshire. The $3.5 billion U.S. cannabis market is emerging as one of the nation’s

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HVAC for Indoor Agricultural Applications

Daniel Stewart for Zondits, December 1, 2015. Image credit: Miguel Peixe The legalization of medical and/or recreational marijuana in twenty-seven states has paved the way for a boom in the growing of cannabis, and growers in large numbers are the latest addition to the indoor agriculture industry. Currently, they account for nearly 2% of all electric