Blockchain’s potential role in sustainable development

Adam Fishman Lynn Wagner explains on the International Institute for Environment and Development SDG Knowledge Hub website about blockchain’s potential for contributing to SDG implementation.  This week Energycities also announced a new report on blockchain and the energy transition. It is available here.   Policy Brief: SDG Knowledge Weekly: Blockchain in Practice This week’s brief … Continue reading Blockchain’s potential role in sustainable development

Attempting to turn on the lights using the power of blockchain technology

Few of us fully understand the concept of blockchain. In this article on the bitcoinmagazine website, Rebecca Campbell discusses how blockchain technology can bring us more renewable energy.   Bringing Renewable Energy to the World Using Blockchain Technology Modern energy services are vital to human well-being and to a country’s economic development, yet according to … Continue reading Attempting to turn on the lights using the power of blockchain technology

Harnessing the power of blockchains to democratise green power

Srinivasan Keshav, Professor, School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo in Canada writes on The Conversation website about the potential use of blockchains to play a key role in the energy transition.   How blockchain can democratize green power Imagine buying a solar panel from a hardware store, mounting it on your roof, … Continue reading Harnessing the power of blockchains to democratise green power

A Blockchain platform is being developed to support renewable energy co-ops

The energy transition is bringing forward some interesting developments. The Pylon Network has created its own cryptocurrency for use on the solar energy exchange. Anca Voinea explains on the Co-op News website.   Blockchain technology to give a competitive advantage to renewable energy co-ops A team of Spanish engineers is developing a Blockchain platform to … Continue reading A Blockchain platform is being developed to support renewable energy co-ops