Report: Marijuana cultivation can be ‘burden’ to power providers

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A new report from an energy research nonprofit has concluded that indoor cannabis cultivators use so much electricity that it could prove to be a “burden” to utility companies, as well as the regulators that oversee them.

The report, by Denver-based EQ Research, recommended that public utility companies and government officials act to balance the needs of both cannabis growers and the rest of their customers, given that the industry is already using billions of dollars a year in electricity.

The nonprofit noted that indoor growers’ energy use “is on par with data centers, which are

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