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Omega Hydroponic Garden Gets Five Times As Much Food Per Watt : TreeHugger

“We often wonder about the benefits of indoor hydroponic gardening, given that the sun is free. After all, Illegal hydroponic installations are often discovered by their abnormally high electricity use.  Can Omega Garden system make high tech urban gardening economically feasible and actually more energy efficient than growing outdoors? 
Vancouver based Omega Garden’s Carousel system rotates the plants around the bulb. They claim that it yields three to five times the weight of plant per watt of electricity used, compared to conventional flat systems. Their commercial carousel system produces as much as a 1500 square foot greenhouse in only 150 square feet, and their LED system just sips electricity.”

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Omega Hydroponic Garden Gets Five Times As Much Food Per Watt : TreeHugger

“We often wonder about the benefits of indoor hydroponic gardening, given that the sun is free. After all, Illegal hydroponic installations are often discovered by their abnormally high electricity use.  Can Omega Garden system make high tech urban gardening economically feasible and actually more energy efficient than growing outdoors?

Vancouver based Omega Garden’s Carousel system rotates the plants around the bulb. They claim that it yields three to five times the weight of plant per watt of electricity used, compared to conventional flat systems. Their commercial carousel system produces as much as a 1500 square foot greenhouse in only 150 square feet, and their LED system just sips electricity.

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