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The London City Airport microgrid, now under development, will nearly double the size of the airport’s electricity distribution infrastructure, from 3.6 MVA to 7 MVA, and help power a major airport expansion and upgrade.
Leafy salad greens grown under banks of LED lights, with mist or drips of water are having their day in the sun. Several top U.S. indoor farms, stacked with plants from floor to ceiling, tell Reuters they are boosting production to a level where they can now supply hundreds of grocery stores
European organic rules say organic growers have to respect the natural seasons and use energy responsibly and if possible in a renewable way.
The amount of people facing chronic food insecurity is estimated to be about 821 million (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).
The Leafy Green Machine is a complete hydroponic growing system built entirely inside a shipping container with all the components needed for commercial food production. The system is designed and engineered for easy operation, allowing users of all backgrounds to immediately start growing.
The ninetieth edition of the trade show was one of the biggest ones in the last years and expectations are this is not to change for the next edition
While vertical farms can help with local hunger issues and sustainability, there are some barriers that may keep them from gaining worldwide traction. The cost of setting up a vertical farm can be prohibitive. Conservative estimates put the initial start-up cost at around $110,000, but there are estimates upward of millions of dollars.
Population growth and urbanisation are expected to support the expansion of the ancient vertical farming industry
If you’re unsatisfied with your current career, changing to a career in STEM — which stands for science, technology, engineering and math — might be a solid option
General Manager Yasuhiro Suzuki to Lead Installations of Heliospectra’s integrated LED and helioCORE™ Light Control Solutions for Japan’s Plant Factories and Vertical Farms
Developing new indoor farming technologies is not just tackling a major problem but also winning awards. LettUs Grow in Bristol is developing aeroponics that allow crops such as strawberries and even trees to be grown indoors under LED lights.
Research has but the market value of hydroponics at $8.08 bn in 2019, prompting entrepreneurs to believe that soil-free agriculture might be the way forward. We talk to some of them
The “8th Biocomposites Conference Cologne” is the world’s largest conference and exhibition on this topic. More than 300 participants from all over the world and 25 exhibitors are expected to benefit from the rapidly growing interest for plastic alternatives
Plenty is on a mission to change the way we eat by growing produce with craveable flavor while increasing availability to a world that long ago ran out of additional fruit and vegetable farmland, said Matt Barnard, CEO and co-founder of Plenty
The California lettuce deal has been a challenge lately as growers battle with varying weather conditions and the consequences related to this