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Resource Innovation Institute

Horticultural Efficiency Advocates Collaborate to Evaluate the Energy Savings Potential of Automation & Controls in Cannabis Cultivation Environments

PORTLAND (Sept. 2, 2021)--Resource Innovation Institute (RII), in collaboration with leading energy efficiency programs, policy groups, standards organizations and vendors, will host a webinar on Thursday, September 16,  titled “Optimizing Controls & Automation In Cannabis Cultivation Environments: Best practices on...
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RII partners with MSA as PowerScore Scales

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 24, 2021)— Resource Innovation Institute (RII) has partnered with Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA) to build on its longtime commitment to data security for the non-profit cultivation facility benchmarking platform, PowerScore. PowerScore was envisioned at meetings hosted by Energy Trust of...
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U.S. Legal Cannabis Water Use to Almost Double by 2025

Washington, Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Resource Innovation Institute (RII) (, in partnership with New Frontier Data ( and the Berkeley Cannabis Research Center, releases Cannabis H2O: Water Use and Sustainability in Cultivation. The report provides an in-depth look...
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