• Several consequences of growing too cool

    Published on January 6, 2023
    To decrease energy costs to heat greenhouses, it is tempting to lower heating settings, but this has several consequences to the crops growing inside.

  • DTE Energy Grow Better and Save More

    Published on February 24, 2021
    For growers of cannabis, food, hemp and decorative plants, crop yield and quality come first. New energy efficient lighting options can take those goals further by helping you save on energy costs.

  • DTE Energy Grow Energy Efficient Pilot Program Application and Agreement

    Published on February 24, 2021
    The DTE Energy Grow Energy Efficiently Pilot Program offers financial incentives to help enable projects that reduce energy consumption and increase cost savings for controlled environment agriculture commercial grow customers.

  • Consumers Energy Early Bird Bonus - Q1 2021

    Published on February 24, 2021
    Consumers Energy Business Energy Efficiency Programs are offering incentive bonuses under the Business Energy Efficiency Programs for qualifying projects.

  • Greenhouse energy efficiency tips

    Published on October 12, 2020
    This article provides a short summary of what actions or investments can be made to improve the energy efficiency of greenhouse operations.

  • Greenhouse environment checklist

    Published on October 10, 2019
    Every autumn, ensure greenhouse systems that regulate the major environmental parameters are working well and positioned properly. This article highlights many of the control systems and equipment to check.

  • Dealing with the cold

    Published on January 17, 2015
    It’s naturally tempting to reduce the greenhouse temperature so that less energy is consumed per day, but there are consequences to such actions that growers should understand.

  • The Basics and Beyond: Cold Finishing Poinsettias

    Published on February 9, 2014
    Save on heating costs with Poinsettia Reduced Temperature Finishing.

  • Plant temperature under greenhouse curtains

    Published on October 17, 2012
    Retractable energy curtains save energy costs by serving as an insulative layer and reducing the amount of space heated. In addition, plants under the curtains can be at least a few degrees warmer than plants not under a curtain.

  • Greenhouse Energy Conservation Strategies

    Published on April 2, 2012
    This publication lists multiple strategies for conserving greenhouse energy.