Shaping the Future of Agriculture with Advanced Energy

Exclusive Interview with Power Experts!

In this enlightening video, Robin Mitchell from Electropages sits down with Frank Cirolia, a Field Application Engineer from Advanced Energy, to discuss the future of agriculture and the role of power solutions in shaping it. With over 40 years of experience in the power industry, Frank brings a wealth of knowledge and insights to the conversation.

The video focuses on the transition from traditional outdoor farming to indoor and vertical farming. This shift, while allowing for better control over the farming environment and eliminating the need for natural sunlight, introduces new challenges, particularly in terms of power and lighting.

Frank explains how the industry initially used High-Pressure Sodium (HPS) lights for indoor farming. However, these lights were not only hot and hard to control, but they also necessitated additional air conditioning, leading to increased energy costs.

The solution came in the form of LED lights. More cost-effective, reliable, and adjustable than their HPS counterparts, LED lights have revolutionized indoor and vertical farming. They allow farmers to adjust the spectrum of light to suit the specific needs of the plants they are growing, increasing efficiency by eliminating unnecessary frequencies that only produce heat.

This video is a must-watch for anyone interested in the future of agriculture, the role of power solutions in farming, and the innovative work of Advanced Energy. 

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