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Joe and Helen Doef’s family has grown and so has their greenhouse business. But since partnering with Horseshoe Power on tri-generation, a first for Alberta, Doef’s Greenhouses is expanding by leaps and bounds, says Eric Doef (upper right), one of the operation’s managing partners.

Unique partnership a triple play for Lacombe County greenhouse

Operation taps nearby natural gas for heat and power while capturing and using carbon dioxide

Reading Time: 3 minutes When it comes to running a greenhouse, one of the biggest costs is energy. But a partnership between Doef’s Greenhouses in Lacombe County and an Alberta energy company has changed that equation. “Generally oil and gas went about their thing, and agriculture went about their thing,” said Brad Murray, president of Horseshoe Power, which has […] Read more