Jamie Mastronardi has been in the greenhouse business for 35 years. He grew up on the farm he now owns and leads. For him, energy is at the heart of the changes taking place across his rapidly expanding industry. “We now know a lot about how to set optimal light, temperature and humidity levels to benefit our crops. Energy use is key to balancing the greenhouse environment while also saving costs,” he says.
The plunge in world stock markets certainly grabbed the world’s attention. Why did it occur? What might it mean for energy prices? What should we make of the turmoil?
A few factors are having an outsized impact on energy prices. The first factor is the worldwide action to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The battle for market share between the Saudis and Russia have helped send markets for petroleum based products (and the markets that take cues from petroleum) into a tailspin. Travel restrictions and broad enforcement of social distancing have created considerable uncertainty for economies around the world.
Webinar / Zero Emissions: Lessons from Europe and the UK
We hear the term “zero emissions” a lot these days, and see news of a number of corporations and organizations pledging to be zero emissions. What does this ultimately mean? Can your organization do it, and how do you get there? In this webinar we will be addressing the following questions, with lessons and examples of work done in the UK and Europe.
Join 360 Energy and John Pooley (Managing Director, John Pooley Consultancy; founding member of Carbon Trust’s Consultant Accreditation Board; and Vice President Program Development, 360 Energy Inc.)who is based in the UK and has extensive experience of carbon management both in the UK and EU on Tuesday March 24 at 11:00am EST. Learn from John’s UK and EU experience to help prepare for a zero emission future.
The news continues to be dominated by the impact of coronavirus. People are reacting and are over reacting to the news. Here are some ideas to navigate through this pandemic, regain a sense of control, ease anxiety and support others.