True story: pot’s not green
Microgrids for the cannabis industry could solve the industry’s energy hog problem — and help utilities grappling with increases in demand in states where cannabis is legal.
Electricity-intensive cannabis production has a big carbon footprint, but with legalization, some eco-conscious growers want to make pot a shining model of sustainability.
Scale Energy Solutions, is a new company formed by entrepreneurs from Stanford University, the University of Pennsylvania, and the United States Air Force Academy, to serve the energy needs of the indoor cultivation sector of the legal cannabis industry.
On this week’s Energy Gang podcast, we talk about the financial opportunity and risks associated with energy management in the cannabis industry.