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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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2020 RII Member Meeting Highlights

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On September 29th, RII’s Executive Director Derek Smith led our first Member Meeting, gathering 59 attendees together to check in on 2020 progress, provide a venue for discussion, and offer members a roadmap for 2021. We have been expanding our...
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