Independent Living Base

This interview details Independent Living Base, an indoor farming technology company based in France. The interview is with Pascal Benveniste, President of Independent Living Base.

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What is the origin story of Independent Living Base?

ILB was founded in 2019 after a trip in the USA (west part) where I was surprised to see people living alone in the middle of desert. I wondered how they are suplly in food, water and energy.

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What are some of the biggest challenges facing Independent Living Base in the future? 

The financing, the industrial scaling.

What is unique about Independent Living Base compared to competitors?

We are the only one in the world to provide a solution modulable, able to produce all plant species without exception, to consume up to 90% less energy and water than competitors, and to produce with no chemical.

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What is the current size of your growing area?

France and Middle East.

Do you use CO2 in your operation today -- if so, how much and what do you pay for it? What are your thoughts in CO2 usage in indoor farms?

We don't use CO²

Energy is a big topic in indoor farming right now. How much do you pay for electricity (kWh)?

less than 500€ / month for 4.000 plants. Is it mainly from the grid or renewables? from renewable.

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How can people connect with you or learn more about Independent Living Base?

Go to our website https://www.independentlivingbase.com/

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