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Resource Innovation Institute seeks subject matter experts to advise on USDA funded best practices guidance for CEA producers

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Portland, Ore. (September 22, 2021)--Resource Innovation Institute (RII), is currently recruiting for the following Technical Advisory Council working groups to support our USDA project titled Data-Driven Market Transformation for Efficient, Sustainable Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA). RII is a non-profit organization...
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RII Recruiting Next Round of CEA Producers for USDA Project

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Resource Innovation Institute is seeking the participation of eligible producers for its USDA Conservation Innovation grant-funded project: Data-Driven Market Transformation for Efficient, Sustainable Controlled Environment Agriculture.  The producers will be representing a wide range of facility types, geographic locations, cultivation...
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RII Launches PowerScore for Non-Cannabis CEA

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In late July, RII launched PowerScore key performance indicators (KPIs) for non-cannabis CEA facilities to support the USDA project. Producers now receive performance snapshots for energy and can benchmark performance year over year to analyze changes in facility-level and crop-specific...
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RII and ACEEE Embark on First USDA Deliverable

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CEA Market Characterization Report will provide an overview of how greenhouse and vertical markets use energy Step one in the three-year, USDA-funded project titled Data-Driven Market Transformation for Sustainable Efficient Controlled Environment Agriculture is underway. RII and ACEEE have begun...
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Moving from Models to Facility Data

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Quantifying Emissions Impacts of Cannabis and Commercial Agriculture with PowerScore Resource Innovation Institute (RII), a non-profit organization whose mission is to advance resource efficiency to cultivate a better agricultural future, provides best practices guidance on resource efficient cultivation technologies and...
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2020 Vision: A Year of PowerScore Upgrades

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Since 2017, PowerScore has served cultivators with facility performance benchmarks providing key performance indicators (KPIs)  for energy, water, and waste efficiency and productivity for outdoor, greenhouse, and indoor cannabis operations using one year of self-reported resource consumption and production data...
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