Energy

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 o...

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 disadv...

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 ...

Government Will Not Recognize Crypto-Related Trade

The Iranian government has instituted a new law that does not accept crypto as legal tender or recognize domestic transactions ...

Is US Environmental Tax Policy Hindering Solar Power to Fuel Digital Technologies?

Society is now witnessing the implementation of digital currencies, AI and blockchain technology worldwide. These new digital t...
July 28, 2019
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Japanese General Trading Company Backs Blockchain Platform for Wind, Solar

Marubeni Corp., a major Japanese sōgō shōsha, or general trading company, is now backing a blockchain-based power trading platf...
July 24, 2019
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Bitcoin Causes 0.03%-0.06% of Global CO2 Emissions

According to a report released on July 23 by the International Energy Agency Bitcoin (BTC) mining is likely responsible for 10‑...
July 23, 2019
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Energy Company E.ON Files Blockchain Patent for Data Analytics Device

Energy network company E.ON has filed a patent application for a blockchain-based data collector with the European Patent Offic...
July 19, 2019
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Steve Wozniak Co-Founds Blockchain-Based Energy Saving Firm in Malta

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of American tech giant Apple, has invested in a new blockchain-based company headquartered in Malta. ...

Police in China Seizes 4,000 Crypto Miners After Abnormal Energy Spike

Police in China arrested 22 suspects allegedly involved in illegal crypto mining activity that led to energy loss worth of abou...