2024-05-21

Fluence Drives Improved Yields with Cannabis Cultivator Clade9

In the first grow cycle since installing Fluence’s RAPTR LED light fixtures, California-based specialty grower Clade9 experienced 70% higher yields while maintaining product quality AUSTIN, Texas & ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (May 15, 2024) — Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today results from its successful partnership with California cannabis cultivator Clade9. In the first grow cycle under Fluence LEDs, Clade9 experienced a yie...
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2024-04-08

Legendary Cannabis Grower David Holmes on LED Conversion: ‘The Results Blew Us Away’

For the past 25 years, David Holmes has been growing cannabis indoors and has experienced firsthand the peaks and valleys of California’s cannabis market. Widely recognized in the industry as an expert in his craft, Holmes has successfully scaled his cultivation from much smaller warehouses and garages as a pioneer of California’s gray market to now operating several thousand square feet of canopy in facilities in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. The well-known LA-based cultivator, CEO and founder of Clade9 specializes in premium flower that has attracted a l...
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2024-03-07

Breaking Boundaries: Continual strawberry yields defy winter dormancy in ground-breaking trial by Grodan and Fluence at Wageningen University & Research

Grodan in collaboration with Fluence. Bleiswijk, the Netherlands (March 4, 2024)—Grodan and Fluence, leading horticultural solution providers, today announce the mid-term results of their ground-breaking trial at Wageningen University & Research in the Netherlands. The trial started in August 2023 and aimed at transforming year-round, high-tech hydroponic ever bearing strawberry cultivation during winter. The innovative use of stone wool growing media and cutting-edge LED technology not only created exceptional plant development, yield, and quality in strawberri...
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2024-03-01

Fluence Launches Next-Generation RAPTR and VYPR Fixtures

The RAPTR 2 and VYPR 4 provide maximum versatility for greenhouse lighting, featuring tunable spectra with optimal light intensity and optical distributions for produce and floriculture growers worldwide AUSTIN, Texas & ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (Feb. 29, 2024)—Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced its newest LED top light solutions for produce and ornamental cultivators: RAPTR 2 and VYPR 4. Fluence’s latest LED innovations were dev...
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2024-02-06

Fluence and Innexo BV’s Research Partnership Explores Eliminating Vegetation Phase to Drive Potential Energy Savings for Growers

Initial research findings from Fluence’s partnership with Dutch research organization Innexo reveal potential electrical savings of up to 55% Fluence and Innexo's partnership tests the effects of eliminating the vegetation phase for cannabis cultivation. (Photo: Business Wire) AUSTIN, Texas & ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (Jan. 25, 2024)—Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today the successful continuation of its partnership with Dutch organiza...
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2024-02-02

Fluence and Innexo BV’s Research Partnership Explores Eliminating Vegetation Phase to Drive Potential Energy Savings for Growers

Initial research findings from Fluence’s partnership with Dutch research organization Innexo reveal potential electrical savings of up to 55% AUSTIN, Texas & ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (Feb. 1, 2024)—Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today the successful continuation of its partnership with Dutch organization Innexo BV (Innexo), a specialty agricultural contract research organization that focuses on molecular farming and medicinal plants. Flue...
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2023-12-26

Far-red: The great pretender that can help your crops

Fluence notes that “FR” can trick fruits and vegetables into thinking they are in the shade and thus encourage them to stretch toward sunlight. These harvested peppers look good all bunched together, but you wouldn’t want to grow them that close to each other. Far-red light can help keep them apart, according to horticultural lighting specialists at Fluence. There’s an impostor creeping around in horticultural lighting circles. And according to Fluence Bioengineering, this shadowy pretender is a force for good that could lead to greater yields and qu...
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2023-11-17

Fluence Announces Major Presence at MJBizCon 2023, Including Panel of Industry-Leading Growers, Educational Series and Product Demos

The grower panel will feature a Fluence expert and customers focusing on crop quality amid tightening market conditions, with products and educational talks available at the Fluence booth AUSTIN, Texas & ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (Nov. 16, 2023)—Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced it will have a major presence at MJBizCon, the leading cannabis industry conference. Fluence Cannabis Solutions Architect Casey Rivero will join a panel alongside Fluence cu...
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2023-11-03

Fluence and Cannabis Business Times’ Annual “State of the Cannabis Lighting Market” Report Reinforces Dominant Adoption of LEDs, Positive Impact on Yields

Eighth-annual “State of the Cannabis Lighting Market” report highlights the sustained high rate of LED adoption among commercial cannabis growers AUSTIN, Texas & ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (Nov. 2, 2023)—Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today the eighth-annual “State of the Cannabis Lighting Market” report. The report is developed collaboratively with and distributed by Cannabis Business Times, a national publication foc...
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2023-10-25

Fluence LEDs Help Organic Grower Flora & Flame Realize Better Yields, Higher-Quality Cannabis

An operation with sustainability at its core, Flora & Flame chose Fluence fixtures for their energy efficiency and the consistent bud quality they help create AUSTIN, Texas (Oct. 19, 2023)—Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today the results of its partnership with Oakland, California-based cannabis cultivator Flora & Flame, which has increased yields by 50%, improved bud quality and reduced cycle times with Fluence’s LED fixtures. Flora & ...
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2023-10-16

Grodan and Fluence LED Develop New Concept for Year-Round Strawberry Cultivation

GRODAN AND FLUENCE LED DEVELOP NEW CONCEPT FOR YEAR-ROUND STRAWBERRY CULTIVATION Grodan and Fluence join forces to develop new concept for year-round, high-tech strawberry cultivation with a demonstration trial at Wageningen University & Research in Bleiswijk, The Netherlands. Bleiswijk, the Netherlands, 4 October 2023— Grodan and Fluence, two leading horticultural solution providers, have partnered for an innovative trial aimed at revolutionizing year-round high-tech strawberry cultivation usi...
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2023-09-14

Fluence Leads New Trends in More Controllable Fixtures, Customized Portfolio Solutions Help Commercial Growers Succeed

Fluence, a leading supplier of LED horticultural lighting and business unit within Signify’s Digital Solutions division, has been committed to developing innovative LED horticultural lighting technology and providing customers with more customized lighting solutions. LEDinside had an opportunity to interview Jordon Musser, chief product officer of Fluence, to learn more about the company’s latest products, Fluence’s approach to the Internet of Things (IoT), and its specialized portfolio of solutions. (Jordon Musser, Chief Product Officer of Fl...
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2023-08-23

Award-Winning Rebate Program Helps Fluence Customers Save More Than $26 Million

AUSTIN, Texas (Aug. 22, 2023)—Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today its award-winning rebate program has helped growers secure more than $26 million in rebates and incentives since 2017. Fluence’s dedicated in-house rebate experts offer rebate and incentive management to all Fluence customers at no additional cost, including customers through the Fluence partner network. The team’s experience with utility companies across North America helps mitigate t...
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2023-06-08

Fluence Announces Major Presence and Product Launch at GreenTech Amsterdam 2023

This year’s GreenTech, one of the world’s leading horticulture events, includes speaking sessions featuring Fluence experts and the launch of Fluence’s newest VYPR product AUSTIN, Texas & ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (June 7, 2023)—Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today it will attend the 2023 GreenTech Amsterdam conference, which will include speaking sessions by Fluence industry experts Steve Graves, senior vice president of strate...
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2023-05-19

Fluence Partners With Dutch Research Organization Innexo BV To Support Better Access to Cannabis Research

Fluence LEDs selected to enable Acceleration Platform for Innovation, a program helping companies participate in research advancing medical cannabis production across EMEA  AUSTIN, Texas & ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (May 18, 2023)—Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today an extension of its research partnership with Dutch organization Innexo BV (Innexo), a specialty agricultural contract research organization (CRO) that focuses on molecular f...
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2023-02-16

Fluence Supporting Premium Dutch Floriculture Brands to Future-Proof and Increase Sustainability

RAPTR, VYPR and Wireless Flex Dimming Solutions provide cultivators control over fluctuating European energy costs AUSTIN, Texas & ROTTERDAM, Netherlands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for floriculture, medicinal cannabis and food production, is supporting sustainability and operational cost efficiency amid volatile energy market conditions in Europe. Europe’s soaring energy prices have affected many growers in countries like the Netherlands that primarily prod...
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2023-02-09

Fluence Selected as LED Technology Partner by Major Cannabis Cultivators in Growing Portuguese Market

Portuguese growers have leveraged Fluence’s industry-leading technology to achieve better yields and a more efficient cultivation process AUSTIN, Texas & ROTTERDAM, Netherlands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, is supporting widespread expansion of pharmaceutical-grade medical cannabis cultivation operations in Portugal. Portugal’s cannabis laws are among the most progressive in the world, and its established licensing syste...
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2022-10-06

Fluence Announces Partnership With Maryland Cannabis Leader, CULTA

Science-minded cannabis company leverages Fluence’s LED technology to develop new medical strains and pursue sustainability goals   AUSTIN, Texas (Oct. 5, 2022)—Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today its LED partnership with Bethesda, Maryland-based, CULTA, a vertically-integrated seed-to-sale cannabis company offering indoor- and outdoor-grown cannabis products.   As the first medicinal cannabis distributor to grow outdoors in Marylan...
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2022-08-16

Fluence and REMY LED Lighting Collaboration Flourishes at Leading Israeli Cannabis Farms

Israel's cannabis market is booming, setting itself at the forefront of agricultural innovation With Fluence’s SPYDR Series, Trichome leverages a high intensity, broad-spectrum strategy that delivers precise and uniform light to the plant canopy.(Photo: Business Wire) August 11, 2022 05:32 PM Eastern Daylight Time AUSTIN, Texas & ROTTERDAM, Netherlands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fluence Bioengineering, Inc. (Fluence), a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food prod...
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2022-07-20

Fluence and BioLumic Partner to Bring Advanced UV Light Treatments to Global Cultivation Facilities

The collaborative effort between two of the world’s leading photobiology and agriculture technology companies will incorporate BioLumic’s scientific advancements into Fluence’s award-winning lighting portfolio July 14, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fluence, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today its exclusive partnership with BioLumic, a plant-growth biotechnology company that harnesses the power of ultravio...
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2022-05-03

Signify successfully completes acquisition of Fluence, strengthening its Agriculture lighting growth platformSignify successfully completes acquisition of Fluence, strengthening its Agriculture lighting growth platform

Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has completed the acquisition of Fluence from ams OSRAM (SIX:AMS). The transaction strengthens our global Agriculture lighting growth platform and extends our position in the attractive North American horticultural lighting market.    “We’re excited to welcome the team from Fluence and to start working together to drive horticultural lighting innovation and create value for growers around the globe,” said Harsh C...
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2022-02-17

Fluence Launches SPYDR 2h, Enabling Commercial Cannabis Cultivators to Produce Higher Crop Yields

Fluence’s SPYDR 2h offers greater light intensity, efficiency and a 24% increase in PPF AUSTIN, Texas (Feb. 16, 2022)—Fluence by OSRAM (Fluence), a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, launched its high-intensity fixture SPYDR 2h. The latest addition to Fluence’s SPYDR series, the high-output solution produces a photosynthetic photon flux (PPF) of 2,100 μmol/s, a 24% increase over previous fixtures.   Fluence designed the cutting-edge SPYDR...
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2021-12-21

Signify to acquire Fluence to strengthen Agriculture lighting growth platform

Adds Fluence’s complementary technology and market segments to Signify’s existing horticultural lighting operations Provides Signify with access to Fluence’s strong multi-channel go-to-market approach in attractive North American horticultural lighting market Fluence to operate as an entity within Signify’s agricultural lighting business in Division Digital Solutions Closing is expected in the first half of 2022, subject to regulatory approvals and other conditions   Eindhoven, the Netherlands &nd...
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2021-07-09

Fluence Partners with BFG to Distribute Innovative LED Lighting Technology to U.S. Growers

AUSTIN, Texas (July 8, 2021)—Fluence by OSRAM (Fluence), a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, today announced its partnership with BFG Supply (BFG), a leading technology-enabled distributor to the green industry.   Founded in 1972, BFG has a long history of serving professional growers, lawn and garden centers, landscapers and indoor growing stores. As an established industry leader, BFG provides the highest level of customer service, the broadest product range an...
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2021-06-17

Fluence Launches RAZR Modular System to Support Diverse Vertical Farming and On-site Propagation Needs

Fluence’s RAZR Modular System features market-leading efficacies of 2.6 µmol/J, an 18% increase over previous generations AUSTIN, Texas (June 15, 2021)—Fluence by OSRAM (Fluence), a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, today released its RAZR Modular System, the company’s newest LED solution for vertical farmers featuring market-leading efficacies of 2.6 µmol/J under Fluence’s PhysioSpec™ BROAD...
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2021-06-10

Fluence Expands Footprint in Burgeoning Israeli Cannabis Industry, Supports Multiple Cultivators Through REMY Partnership

Fluence’s innovative LED lighting solutions ensure Springs Valley Cannabis and UNIVO Pharmaceuticals achieve optimal growing conditions along the cultivation value chain in one of the world’s leading medical cannabis markets       Fluence by OSRAM announced implementations with two major cannabis cultivators in Israel, Springs Valley Cannabis and UNIVO, through Fluence’s ongoing partnership with REMY, a leading horticultural lighting provider to the country’s growing agriculture industry. Photo courtesy of F...
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2021-05-05

Harbor Farmz and Fluence Incorporate LED Lighting into Facility with New Approach to Cannabis Production

Michigan-based grower finds cultivation success by applying best manufacturing practices and LED lighting technology in its fully organic facility AUSTIN, Texas AND KALAMAZOO, Mich. (May 4, 2021)—Fluence by OSRAM (Fluence), a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, and Harbor Farmz, a Kalamazoo, Michigan-based cannabis cultivator, announced today the companies’ successful implementation of Fluence’s LED lighting solutions in the grower’s cultivation fa...
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2021-04-22

Fluence, Delphy Improvement Centre Announce Strawberry Research Trial

Fluence’s research trial at Delphy analyzes supplemental lighting’s impact on strawberry production in European greenhouses Photo Credit: Fluence AUSTIN, Texas (April 21, 2021)—Fluence by OSRAM (Fluence), a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, announced today its ongoing research at Delphy Improvement Centre, an independent institute and expert in food and flowers located in Bleiswijk, the Netherlands, studying how Fluence’s LED lighting solutions impact s...
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2021-03-10

Solar Therapeutics Drives Sustainability Efforts with Fluence LEDs, Secures More than $1 Million in Rebates

With LED technology, America’s only energy-independent cannabis cultivation facility and dispensary decreases operating costs, invests in resource-efficient technologies Fluence by OSRAM (Fluence), a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and food production, and Solar Therapeutics (Solar), America’s only energy-independent cannabis dispensary, announced today that the companies’ collaborative LED implementation yielded more than $1 million in total rebates from National Grid, Solar’s l...
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2021-02-17

Great Northern Hydroponics Projects CA$150,000 in Annual Savings After Fluence LED Implementation

Leading tomato grower in Canada sees significant cost savings with LED technology and heavier fruit weights that drive increased yields AUSTIN, Texas (Feb. 9, 2021)—Fluence by OSRAM (Fluence), a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial food and cannabis production, and Great Northern Hydroponics, an Ontario, Canada-based greenhouse growing more than 10 varieties of tomatoes, announced today that the companies’ collaborative LED implementation is projected to save an estimated 150,000 Canadian dollars in an...
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