Half of new demand for power in Colorado coming from grow operations


Marijuana plants are seen nearly ready for harvest at the Ataraxia medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Ill., on Sept. 15. All across the country, marijuana grow operations are taxing aging electricity grids.Enlarge photo

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Marijuana plants are seen nearly ready for harvest at the Ataraxia medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Ill., on Sept. 15. All across the country, marijuana grow operations are taxing aging…

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