Digest #352

Vertical farming? Driscoll's and indoor vertical-farming‌ ‌company‌ ‌Plenty‌ ‌Unlimited‌ ‌have announced a joint development agreement to grow Driscoll’s strawberries year-round in Plenty’s vertical indoor farms.

Parallel Flight Technologies' recent panel discussion on "The Wildfire Crisis: Causes + Solutions" is now available to view online. If you missed the live webinar event, watch the video. The experts are PFT founder Joshua Resnick, retired Cal Fire chief Scott Watson, NPS geostrategist and defense futurist Rodrigo Nieto, and firefighter/paramedic with the LA City Fire Department Sevan Gerard.

Gonzales is planning a $70M microgrid to provide a business park with power at cheaper than utility rates. "If it works, the unusual combination of a newly formed municipal utility, large electricity customers as anchor tenants, and a microgrid developer to fund and manage the solar, battery and natural-gas-powered system could provide a new statewide model for towns and cities looking for reliable and clean energy options."

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