Advanced LED Technology Accelerates Harvest Cycles and Increases Yields for Commercial Horticulture and Food Production (GOTHENBURG, Sweden/SAN FRANCISCO, CA, August 2, 2017 – Heliospectra AB (publ) (OTCQB: HLSPY, FIRSTNORTH: HELIO), a world leader in intelligent lighting technology for greenhouse and controlled plant growth environments, announces a new order from a new cultivation facility in Portugal. The indoor controlled environment facility is investing in Heliospectra lighting solutions to accelerate harvest cycles and increase yields. The order is valued at $77,500 (628 555 SEK).

The order includes Heliospectra’s E60 lighting solutions which provide an optimized, fixed spectrum of blue, white and red wavelengths that can be used across food, ornamental and flowering plants from seedling and propagation to final harvest. The 600W Heliospectra lamps are far more energy-efficient than traditional high pressure sodium (HPS). Heliospectra solutions deliver superior performance and durability while also achieving business advantages for growers and producers in the global marketplace.

“Our newest customer recognizes the value generated by Heliospectra. The proven results achieved with our lighting solutions ensure that commercial growers can reduce days to harvest in the production cycle. Producers can bring fresh, locally grown products to market faster,” said Ali Ahmadian, CEO of Heliospectra. “The ability to accelerate harvest while increasing yields and improving the nutrition, appearance and quality of crops provides reliable, repeatable production forecasts and negotiation advantages for our customers in the retail marketplace.”

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