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Blockchain Strategies for the Energy Market

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Paul Ellis of Electron talks about practical opportunities in the energy market for blockchain, particularly around centralized asset registration platforms associated with supply points, collaborative transactions and trading, and energy data sharing.

COSOL Pitch for ENEL

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In a market of 60 million consumers in Brazil, where 80% are interested in producing clean energy but lack capital to finance their own systems, COSOL proposes to develop a community solar platform, the digital marketplace, the smart meters and blockchain transaction system that will give consumers access to clean energy through remote mini power plants. The COSOL team has been recognized and awarded for their achievements in pioneering clean energy technology in Brazil. This is COSOL’s partnership proposal to ENEL to finance and contract the mini power plants.

4NEW ICO Currently Underway Until Dec 15

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4NEW operates Waste to Energy treatment plants, is fully integrated onto the blockchain network and has successfully secured $30.5 million USD from institutional investors collectively. This enables 4NEW to complete its soft cap requirement facilitating the construction and realization of its first plant in its entirety. 4NEW’s Initial Coin Offering (FRNC) for its utility token is currently underway for the general public ending December 15, 2017.

Duke University Energy Conference 2017 - Duke Talks: Energy and Blockchain Technology

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Claire Henly of Energy Web Foundation and Rocky Mountain Institute discusses the issues and barriers around scaling distributed and renewable energy resources through blockchain technology. Energy Web Foundation, a joint venture between Rocky Mountain Institute and Grid Singularity, is developing chore technology and an ecosystem of stakeholders to support and prove the value of applications, educate regulatory bodies and enable new sources of value through blockchain technology. Project funders are Centrica, Elia, Engie, Sempra Energy, Shell, SPGroup, Statoil, Stedin, TEPCO, TWL, Parity Technologies Ltd, brainbot technologies AG and Slock.it. The go-live date on the project is scheduled for April 2019, although a few applications will be release April 2018.

Blockchain and Access to Renewable Energy

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How blockchain technology is used to finance and incentivize renewable energy infrastructure, deliver clean energy efficiently and promote peer-to-peer energy trading and transactions, economic development, social health and social impact. Also discussed here is the value of cryptocurrency in this space and how it works.

Blockchain as an Energy Sector Game-Changer

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Callaghan Innovation, Genesis Energy, Advisian, Deloitte NZ and the Electricity Retailers Association of New Zealand come together to discuss the significance of blockchain technology for the electricity sector.

WePower Pitch in BlockShow Asia 2017

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CEO of WePower explains how crowdfunding using blockchain technology works to finance green energy power development projects.