Premier's Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence

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2009 Regional Award Winner


Great Northern Hydroponics – Kingsville

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Kimberly Kroslak and Bruce Crozier

Kimberly Kroslak and Bruce Crozier

Great Northern Hydroponics in Kingsville has installed a natural gas-fired heat and power generator. It is efficient, cost saving and environmentally responsible – and it generates enough energy to sell 12 megawatts into the grid. In addition to electricity production, hot water and carbon dioxide from the co-generation facility is used by the company for heating and fertilizing crops in its 50 acre hydroponics greenhouse.

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