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THE ENERGY BLOCKCHAIN MEETUP ROUNDUP: Growing the energy blockchain community

The Energy Web Foundation regularly hosts energy blockchain meetups in and around our development hub in Berlin, often in cooperation with our incredible network of…

The Energy Sector Needs to Stop Seeing Blockchain as a Disruption

Across both sides of the blockchain aisle—both industries contemplating the technology’s implications and evangelists advocating its adoption—people often describe blockchain as the next big disruptor.…

How to Manage Transaction Costs on Public Blockchains

NOTE: This blog post was originally published April 2019 and was updated July 2019.   “How much does a transaction cost?” It’s a seemingly simple…

Energy Web Foundation Surpasses 100 Affiliates En Route to Becoming Largest Energy Blockchain Ecosystem

Milestone includes welcoming EnBW, Total, and State Grid EV Service Co. as the Energy Web Chain approaches genesis block   Zug, Switzerland, 12 March 2019…

What to Expect from Energy Blockchain in 2019

In the fast-moving and fast-evolving world of blockchain technology, every year feels like a watershed year. We expect that 2019 will be no different. In…

Coming Out of Davos, A Role for Blockchain in the Global Energy Transition

Late last month, many of the world’s political, business, and civic leaders—some 3,000 of them in all—once again gathered in Davos amidst Switzerland’s mountains for…

Energy Web Foundation Announces ING’s Walter Kok as Chief Operating Officer

Blockchain nonprofit further builds executive team with top global talent ahead of 2019 Energy Web Chain launch   Zug, Switzerland, 23 January 2019 — Energy…

The First Blockchain Hackathon Specific to the Energy Sector Was a Huge Success in Switzerland

During the first two weeks of this month, representatives from nearly 200 countries met in Katowice, Poland, for this year’s UN Climate Change Conference (COP24).…

How the Energy Web Straddles Private Data on a Public Blockchain

By Wendell Cathcart and Sam Hartnett   In the world of blockchains, transparency is typically considered a feature, not a bug. But there are exceptions.…

8 Ways Blockchain-Based Applications Can Boost the Corporate Renewables Market

The ongoing surge in record-setting corporate renewable energy procurement continues. Recent market research by the Business Renewables Center at Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) suggests that…
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[email protected] Order 2222 will transform U.S. wholesale electricity markets & pave ... the way for distributed energy resources (DERs). #blockchain tech from @energywebx – cofounded by RMI – was built to unlock DERs' potential & speed the energy transition. https://bit.ly/2ZWAwt3

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Some reading for your weekend, courtesy of our CEO @WalterKook

"We ... increasingly find ourselves with the electricity grid equivalent of digital smartphones connected to analog landlines... Policy reform is needed [to] better serve the digitalizing grid."

https://medium.com/energy-web-insights/alongside-der-grid-interconnection-a-need-to-prioritize-iot-connectivity-and-utilities-software-b69f3a0d4a0e

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