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Power Ledger Goes to Rural Australia to Trade Surplus Energy via DLT

Australian blockchain energy startup Power Ledger has launched its first trial of peer-to-peer (P2P) energy trading technology in rural areas.Energy monetization for outlying settlementsAccording to a blog post on Sept. 9, Power Ledger has launched pilots outside of a metropolitan area in Western Australia, intending to help outlying commercial

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Computing Legend Steve Wozniak To Launch Blockchain Energy Project – EFFORCE

In the coming months, a team of visionaries, including Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak, is about to launch EFFORCE – a revolutionary blockchain platform that aims at increasing energy efficiency by allowing everybody to participate in and benefit from worldwide energy efficiency projects. advertisement Co-founder Steve Wozniak said: “In the last 10 years, energy

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Jaguar Uses Iota in Proof-of-Concept Demo for Tracing Car Energy

Distributed ledger technology (DLT) company Iota partners with auto manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover for a proof-of-concept (PoC) demonstration for tracing car energy with DLT.Tracking energy source and usageIota announced the news in an official blog post on Aug. 30. Per the announcement, Iota is partnering with Jaguar Land Rover

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Blockchain Energy Startup Power Ledger Extends P2P Power Trading Trial

Energy-focused blockchain startup Power Ledger has extended its peer-to-peer (P2P) energy trading trial into its next phase in the Australian city of Fremantle.In a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Aug. 21, Power Ledger revealed the continuation of its p2p solar power trading trial aimed at tracking rooftop solar

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Ukrainian Authorities Arrest Bitcoin Miners at Nuclear Energy Plant 

Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), the nation’s primary law enforcement authority, has arrested several individuals for illegally mining bitcoin (BTC) and altcoins at the state’s nuclear power plant (NPP), reports RT  on August 22, 2019. SBU Arrest Bitcoin Miners  Per sources close to the matter, Ukraine’s SBU has nabbed some insiders conducting illegal bitcoin

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US Department of Energy Commits $1.05M to Blockchain-Powered Energy Management

The latest industry to get a blockchain boost is energy as the US Department of Energy (DOE) just awarded a grant of $1.05 million to organizations working to commercialize a blockchain-based energy transaction platform.Energy company ComEd announced the news in a press release put out on August 9th. ComEd is

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Power Ledger and KEPCO Complete Blockchain Energy Trade Trial in Japan

Australian energy technology company Power Ledger and Japanese Kansai Electric Power Co. (KEPCO) have completed a joint trial of a blockchain-based system for post-FIT (feed-in tariff) surplus power in Osaka.P2P transaction of surplus powerIn an announcement published on Aug. 12, Power Ledger revealed the test completion of a peer-to-peer

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Congressional Research Service Examines Blockchain in Energy Sector

The Congressional Research Service has released a report that examines, among other things, the potential advantages and disadvantages of pursuing blockchain-based solutions for the energy sector.The Congressional Research Service released their findings in a report on Aug. 9, entitled “Bitcoin, Blockchain, and the Energy Sector.”In its report, the research

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US DOE Dedicates $1.05 Mil to Blockchain Energy Management Platform

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a grant worth $1.05 million to organizations working to commercialize a blockchain-based energy transaction platform.From energy management to energy exchangeThe news comes from an August 9 press release shared by energy company ComEd, one of the grant’s four reported recipient

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