The Cannabis Environmental Best Management Practices Guide (the Guide) is the product of the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) Cannabis Sustainability Working Group (CSWG), an interdisciplinary, collaborative, sustainability work group convened in 2016 for the purpose of providing sector-specific sustainability resources and guidance to the local cannabis industry.
New Frontier Data, the authority in data, analytics and business intelligence on the global cannabis industry, in partnership with Resource Innovation Institute and Scale Microgrid Solutions, releases The Cannabis Energy Report: Current and Evolving State of Cannabis Energy Consumption.
In partnership with New Frontier Data, the authority in cannabis industry data and business intelligence, and Resource Innovation Institute, the leading cannabis sustainability non-profit, Scale Microgrid Solutions is pleased to announce The Cannabis Energy Report: Current and Evolving State of Cannabis Energy Consumption. This report provides a first of its kind data-driven, contemporary and comprehensive […]
New Frontier Data, in partnership with Scale Microgrid Solutions and Resource Innovation Institute, is producing the most comprehensive analysis of current energy consumption in today’s fast growing and quickly evolving cannabis industry. The study will examine cultivators’ and operators’ energy consumption across North America and will provide operational insights and cost indicators that can immediately […]
“Long term, energy management is probably the single biggest driver of economic success in the cannabis market,” Hade says. “Today, energy costs represent anywhere from 25 percent to 50 percent of a cultivation facility’s total operating costs. That percentage will almost certainly go up as the cultivation process becomes increasingly automated, which is already happening.
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Members from Scale Microgrid Solutions contributed their distributed energy expertise to the city of Denver’s best practices guide for cannabis sustainability.
A study estimated a single, indoor marijuana plant takes the equivalent of 70 gallons of oil to grow. Energy demand at Colorado’s largest utility grew about 2 percent after marijuana was legalized.
The cannabis industry’s thirst for energy has been well documented, with a majority of commercial cultivations burning electricity indoors because of local laws banning outdoor grows.
Forward-thinking companies are pushing the cannabis industry to employ a variety of techniques and technologies to reduce energy consumption, cut down operating expenses and be more environmentally friendly