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Vertical Hydroponics Farm Gets Off the Grid Support

Touch the Soil News #1239 (Feature photo – Bowery Farming – courtesy of Bowery Farming) Bowery Farming is not only being innovative relative to growing and marketing, they are putting in a micro-grid with back-up battery storage to sustain the operations in times of crisis. Energy News Network provides the story of how this indoor hydroponics farm is working with Schneider Electric to make it all happen. You can read the full story here: https://energynews.us/2019/01/04/northeast/indoor-farm-will-tap-solar-microgrid-to-keep-plants-growing-year-round/ Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!

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Will Solutions for the Poor Help the World?

Positive Future #161 (Feature photo – Leonardo DiCaprio, Advisor to Kingo – photo courtesy of NASA) The industrial world has polluted itself, the planet and its atmosphere. The non-industrial world has done without. Now, a small company from Guatemala – Kingo – is looking to bring small solar plus storage systems to hundreds of millions of poor around the world. In fact, there are 1.2 billion people around the world that live off the grid. Recently actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio has joined the company as an investor and an official advisor. So far the company has installed over 66,000 units and has over 1,500 distributors. The process of…

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