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Nate Mazonson | Photo by Drew Kelly
May 8, 2018
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Plenty: Towers of Kale Growing Outside Your City

This vertical farming startup plans to reimagine farming.

Latest Research by the Sustainable Energy Initiative

Stephen Comello, Stefan J. Reichelstein, Anshuman Sahoo
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. September
2018, Vol. 92, Pages 744-756
John E. Bistline, Stephen D. Comello, Anshuman Sahoo
Energy. May
2018, Vol. 151, Pages 211-225

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