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In the News | November 5, 2020

Solar Featured as November Cover Story of Cannabis Business Times

Why (and How) Solar Therapeutics Built Its Own Power Grid to Grow Cannabis Indoors With a combined heat and power system that leverages solar technology and highly controlled environments, Massachusetts-based Solar Therapeutics hopes to take its model across state lines. Solar Therapeutics is part cultivation company, part power plant, and the company is looking to replicate […]

In the News | October 27, 2020

Solar Featured in Cannabis Tech

  Ahead of the Curve: A Case Study in Sustainability Commercial cannabis facilities are resource-heavy operations. Indoor cultivation requires intensely bright lights, which often require immense amounts of electricity and produce significant heat. To control the temperature in massive grow rooms, cultivators must install huge industrial HVAC systems, only adding to the electrical load. Factor […]

In the News | September 14, 2020

Solar Featured in Forbes

5 Illuminating Questions With Ed Dow, CEO Solar Therapeutics Cannabis These days, it’s difficult to not see a new marijuana facility or pot shop opening in states where cannabis has been legalized (medically, recreationally, or both). And while it’s great to see this young industry flourish, there’s a major concern that comes with the territory […]

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In the News | June 4, 2020

Solar’s CEO Featured in Leafly As Massachusetts Reopens Phase I Businesses

Massachusetts marijuana stores to reopen on Monday After two months of total shutdown, adult-use cannabis sales in Massachusetts are set to resume next Monday, May 25. But don’t expect a quick return to business as usual. “We’ll probably bring on more staff than we need for the first day or two in the hopes that […]

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Solar’s Sustainable Approach to Cannabis Cultivation Featured in Different Leaf Magazine

cannabis & sustainability Eco-Friendly Cannabis Cultivation Is Good For The Environment and For Business It’s well known that indoor cannabis cultivation uses a lot of energy. According to the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project, a grow facility can consume ten times the power of a comparable office building, and a frequently cited 2012 article in the […]

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In the News Solar News | May 22, 2020

Adult-Use Reopening Guidelines for May 25, 2020

stop waiting in long lines! our cannabis DRIVE THRU gets you in and out! KEY INFO TO KNOW FOR THE REOPENING Here are the steps we’re taking to keep our customers & employees safe. Starting Monday, May 25th, Solar will be reopening adult-use cannabis sales. All transactions will be accomplished through curbside pickup at our […]

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In the News | May 14, 2020

NBC 10 (Providence) Talks with Solar Thera As Mass. Reopening Looms

Massachusetts marijuana dispensaries hope to open in phase one With May 18th looming, business owners throughout Massachusetts are anxiously awaiting to hear which phase of Governor Baker’s reopening roll out their industry will fall under. Cannabis remains one of the Massachusetts-based industries that have been suffering since the shelter-in-place order and is ineligible for federal […]

In the News | May 11, 2020

Solar Thera Featured on NBC 10 (Providence)

Recreational pot shops hurting during pandemic, excluded from federal help Nearly months into the shelter-in-place order, Massachusetts businesses are continuing to take a big hit. Among those businesses feeling the heat are adult-use marijuana dispensaries. Not only are these shops hurting, but they’ve also been excluded from receiving federal-level COVID-19 funds. “The silver lining is […]

In the News | May 7, 2020

Solar Thera Goes 1 on 1 with Bobby Nugz of Dig Boston

UNIQUE CANNABIS DISPENSARY SEARCHES FOR SUNLIGHT THROUGH PANDEMIC During a time of global pandemic it’s difficult to navigate such uncharted waters. Since the shelter-in-place order, every individual, business and industry alike has had to pivot in hopes of surviving such harsh conditions. There aren’t too many businesses that have gone unschathed since the arrival of […]

In the News | May 6, 2020

Solar Therapeutics Featured in Power Technology

Off-grid: how soaring cannabis markets are forcing an energy rethink As we know it, the indoor cannabis industry ranks second-highest in energy consumption in the United States – only second to data storage centers. Imagine that? And If you haven’t heard, the industry isn’t going away. In fact, it’s only continuing to grow on a […]