GE Current, a Daintree company Donates Horticulture Lighting Fixtures to The Ohio State University

272 Arize Element L1000 LED fixtures are being gifted to OSU’s horticulture program to help bring light to a future greenhouse on campus The greenhouse aims to be operational in 2021 CLEVELAND—GE Current, a Daintree company has gifted 272 horticultural lighting fixtures to The Ohio State University to benefit the university’s College of Food, Agricultural, […]

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GE Current whitepaper on cannabis yields improved by LED grow lights

Unlocking Potential Using LED Grow Lights for Better Cannabis Yields by Hans Spalholz, PhD Traditionally, cannabis growers have relied on high pressure sodium (HPS) systems for their lighting needs. Advancements in LED technology, coupled with increased demand and the need to reduce expenses, accelerate turns and save energy, make LED fixtures a viable replacement. Despite […]

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Wasabi Japonica Grown Under GE LED Grow Lights

The “Hardest to Grow” Plant in the World The Opportunity Wasabi Japonica is widely accredited as the “hardest to grow” plant in the world. The plants are native to Japan and require a very specific set of environmental conditions to successfully produce healthy plants.

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GE Current, a Daintree company unveils broad spectrum offering at MJBizCon 2019

GE Current, a Daintree company recently unveiled its all-new broad spectrum offerings. The news is being featured as part of Current’s exhibit (#C8445) at the Marijuana Business Conference, where Current is showcasing the Arize™ Element L1000 top light, a one-for-one LED replacement for double-ended 1000-watt high pressure sodium (HPS) fixtures.  The Arize™ Element is the […]

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Illuminating the Farm of the Future – Jones Food Company Ltd. Partners with Current by GE for Next-Gen Food Production

This article was originally posted on currentbyge.com Horticultural lighting solution enables environmental benefits including 90% less water, 50% less fertiliser, reduced energy and carbon footprint High-care operation creates opportunities to redefine the future of global food, pharma and cosmetics with industrial scale production Clean room automation enables “no touch” harvesting versus an average of 13 human […]

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What are the challenges to running a successful indoor farm?

(I had the opportunity to host the Great Lakes Ag-Tech Summit in Cleveland on Sept. 23, 2019.) The amount of investments made in the vertical farming and controlled environment agriculture industries has been well documented. Those companies that successfully raise capital are seen as industry heroes and it’s quickly assumed that they must have all […]

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Great Lakes Ag Tech Summit

Whether you are a greenhouse grower or a vertical farmer, you won’t want to miss this. Join Urban Ag News, Hort Americas and Current, powered by GE, for the inaugural Great Lakes Ag Tech Summit on Monday, September 23. The summit will be held at at the historic Nela Park campus in Cleveland, Ohio. The […]

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The Arize Arrives: Current, powered by GE and Hort Americas Bring First-of-its-Kind LED Top Light to the U.S.

Hort Americas is the sole distributor of Current, powered by GE horticulture products to North American customers, including those in the booming regulated cannabis growing industry. Cultivate 2019 is also an industry showcase for Current’s Arize Element Top Light horticulture solution, the industry’s first one-to-one LED replacement for 1000W HPS lighting. COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 13, […]

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Current by GE Launches 2019 Product Suite to Enhance Productivity for Channel Partners and Customers

Patented technology delivers the industry’s fastest linear suspended retrofit product. Product engineering and design goes beyond energy to deliver multi-level efficiencies. Digital solutions save time and money in cities, supermarkets and conference rooms. PRESS RELEASE – PHILADELPHIA – May 20, 2019 – Current, powered by GE unveiled a series of new products and digital solutions at LIGHTFAIR International that […]

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Illuminating the Farm of the Future – Jones Food Company Ltd. Partners with Current by GE for Next-Gen Food Production

This article was originally posted on currentbyge.com Horticultural lighting solution enables environmental benefits including 90% less water, 50% less fertilizer, reduced energy and carbon footprint High-care operation creates opportunities to redefine the future of global food, pharma and cosmetics with industrial scale production Clean room automation enables “no touch” harvesting versus an average of 13 […]

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Lettuce See The Future: LED Lighting Helps Farming Go High-Tech In Japan

Humans have spent the last 10,000 years mastering agriculture. But a freak summer storm or bad drought can still mar many a well-planted harvest. Not anymore, says Japanese plant physiologist Shigeharu Shimamura, who has moved industrial-scale farming indoors thanks to special LED lights developed by GE. Working in Miyagi Prefecture in eastern Japan, which was […]

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