Is The Digital Economy Green? AI, Blockchain, & Sharing Platforms

CleanTechnica

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Blockchain, the missing link for reporting?

GreenBiz

A new blockchain project is connecting over 450 chambers of commerce around the world that want to address climate change. Blockchain Cleantech public-private partnerships Reporting

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Tesla Participated In A Pilot Using Blockchain Technology To Speed Up China Import Process

CleanTechnica

CargoSmart, a blockchain-based logistics provider, shared the news that Tesla, the Shanghai International Port Group, and the Chinese cargo ship operator COSCO were testing a blockchain app in order to shorten the cargo release time. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Green Economy Manufacturing Smartphone Apps blockchain CargoSmart China Cosco imports Shanghai International Port Group Tesla

Volvo Uses Blockchain To Ensure Ethical EVs

CleanTechnica

Blockchain technology is (in the simplest way I can think of to describe it) a time-stamped series of transactions that are linked together, mathematically, to form a "chain." Batteries Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Energy Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries blockchain business ethics cobalt conflict minerals ethical materials ethics EV batteries volvo Volvo Cars

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Sustaining Indigenous Forests With Blockchain Technology

CleanTechnica

Agriculture blockchain forests Papua New Guinea REDDReducing deforestation, which is responsible for up to 11% of global greenhouse gas emissions, is crucial for the international community to achieve its goal under the Paris Climate Change Agreement to keep the global average temperature rise as close as possible to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

Blockchain Is Important For The Development Of Society

CleanTechnica

DENA expert Philipp Richard certainly didn’t get rich from Bitcoin, but he does see potential in the blockchain — even for the energy sector. Interviews blockchain dena Philipp Richard

Power Ledger Brings P2P Blockchain Solar Power Trading To India

CleanTechnica

A New Delhi-based power distribution utility will implement India’s first-ever blockchain-based solar power trading. The project was made possible through Power Ledger’s blockchain platform. Clean Power Solar Energy blockchain BRPL BSES BSES Rajdhani Power Limited India india renewable energy India rooftop solar power Peer-to-peer trading Power Ledger

Why scallop purveyor Raw Seafoods got hooked on blockchain

GreenBiz

Blockchain Information Technology Innovation Supply ChainSoftware, hardware and satellites are all onboard, too.

Blockchain Is Decrypting Africa’s Future In Renewables

CleanTechnica

Fast-forward to 2019, and blockchain is opening a new energy chapter, driven by smart technologies. Clean Power Africa blockchain CryptocurrenciesJust a few years ago, the notion of a consumer-driven energy sector was unheard of, much less within the African context.

Volvo & Blockchain, Low-Tech Carbon Capture, New Audi & Seat EVs — CleanTech News Show #16

CleanTechnica

This week’s show covers Volvo's plans to use blockchain, rock dust as a low-tech carbon capture solution, an explanation of what greenwashing is, a bunch of new EVs — like the Audi Q4 Sportback, Seat Cupra El-Born, Audi A7 PHEV, and Mercedes S-Class PHEV — and a lot more. Clean Transport Cleantech News CleanTechnica CleanTechnica Exclusive Electric Vehicles audi blockchain CleanTechnica TV daimler Mercedes Tesla Tesla China volkswagen Volkswagen Group volvo

Power Ledger Expands Blockchain P2P Solar Trading To New Parts In India

CleanTechnica

Australia-based energy blockchain company Power Ledger has scored yet another pilot project in India to enable peer-to-peer solar power trading. Clean Power Rooftop Solar Solar Energy blockchain BSES Rajdhani Power Limited India India Solar Power Power Ledger Rooftop Solar Power uttar pradesh

How blockchain could help put the Paris Agreement on course, from the bottom up

GreenBiz

Blockchain Information Technology ReportingDigital technologies can make climate accounting faster, more transparent and more accessible to a wide set of stakeholders.

VMWare's Pratima Rao Gluckman on using blockchain to rescue ocean-bound plastics

GreenBiz

Pratima Rao Gluckman shares how VMWare and Dell are working together to collect ocean-bound plastics and using blockchain to track packaging materials. Circular Economy Blockchain GreenBiz Studio ocean plastic plastic Plastic Waste Supply ChainAs companies continue to innovate technological solutions, there's always challenges. VMWare and Dell have had to figure out how to eliminate fraud and authenticate source materials.

A Blockchain-Enabled Smart Meter for Clean Power Trading?

GreenTechMedia

That latter describes how utilities and energy market operators are applying blockchain as a distributed ledger technology to track renewable energy from the point of generation to the point of trade. ” A blockchain built for distributed energy.

VMware’s Will Maushardt on applying blockchain to improve corporate sustainability strategies

GreenBiz

Will Maushardt, the global director of blockchain partners at VMware, explains that connectivity is more than just that. Blockchain Corporate Strategy Sidebar VERGE VERGE VERGE 19For many, VMware is synonymous with the virtualization of computer server resources.

Pratima Rao Gluckman on the promise of blockchain for accelerating circular solutions

GreenBiz

Pratima Rao Gluckman, Senior Engineering Leader at VMware, shares insights on where and how blockchain will enable and accelerate solutions to critical environmental and social challenges on the VERGE 19 main stage in Oakland, California. Blockchain Keynote Supply chain VERGE VERGE VERGE 19

How Volta Charging’s Innovative CTO Is Taking Networked EV Chargers To The Next Level

CleanTechnica

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Energy & Blockchain + IoT Internship

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Energy & Blockchain + IoT Internship | EDF Innovation lab | Los Altos, CA. Title: Energy & Blockchain + IoT Internship. EDF Innovation Lab is seeking an intern to support R&D activities related to Blockchain and IoT use cases in the energy sector. have knowledge of Blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT) industrial use cases, . The post Energy & Blockchain + IoT Internship appeared first on Women in Cleantech & Sustainability.

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Energy & Blockchain + IoT Internship

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Energy & Blockchain + IoT Internship | EDF Innovation lab | Los Altos, CA. Title: Energy & Blockchain + IoT Internship. EDF Innovation Lab is seeking an intern to support R&D activities related to Blockchain and IoT use cases in the energy sector. have knowledge of Blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT) industrial use cases, . The post Energy & Blockchain + IoT Internship appeared first on Women in Cleantech & Sustainability.

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Can blockchain play matchmaker in financing the U.N. Global Goals?

Impact Alpha

Rather than a lack of capital, what is missing is a robust and efficient mechanism for identifying and enabling projects,” argues blockchain software firm ConsenSys and the World Wildlife Federation. The duo created Impactio, an SDG deal The post Can blockchain play matchmaker in financing the U.N. paywall SDGs Smarter Money Industry News Blockchain/AI/IoT 2030 Finance Signals Innovative Finance Impact Tech

Will technology be the game-changer for rising transparency in the fashion supply chain?

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Discussions on the benefit of blockchain in fashion supply chains have risen in recent years. Is blockchain technology the solution to opaqueness in the fashion industry? Blockchain Clothing Data Fashion Lenzing Sponsored Supply Chain Transparency

Report Report: Blockchain, forests, sustainability goals and more

GreenBiz

A round-up of recent reports on sustainable business and clean technology. Circular Economy Banking Energy & Climate Forestry Report Report

Indonesia’s BMT Bina issues “sharia compliant” bond on blockchain

Impact Alpha

Indonesian Islamic microfinance cooperative BMT Bina Ummah raised $50,000 (710 million rupiah) through a micro sukuk, or sharia-compliant bond, on a public blockchain on Blossom Finance’s “SmartSukuk” platform. Proponents say linking such Islamic The post Indonesia’s BMT Bina issues “sharia compliant” bond on blockchain appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Smarter Money Blockchain/AI/IoT paywall Faith and investing Asia Dealflow Middle East Impact TechImpactAlpha, Oct.

Is blockchain an overhyped tool for Asia's energy transition?

Eco-Business

Blockchain already features in energy projects from South Africa to Singapore, but questions linger over its significance in the overall energy landscape. What was the final word when industry experts came together for an animated debate

SunSpec Alliance & Energy Web Partner On Solar + Storage “Plug & Play” Solutions

CleanTechnica

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The need to digitize traceability is key to enabling circularity

GreenBiz

The jury is still out on blockchain, but without better process automation and better data, it will be difficult to scale product takeback. Circular Economy Blockchain Food & Agriculture Information Technology ocean plastic VERGE 19

NY Governor Cuomo Announces Launch of $2.5 Million Competition Seeking Israeli Companies to Collaborate on New Clean Energy Technologies

CleanTechnica

New York Power Authority–Israel Smart Energy Challenge Winners to Bring Solutions to Scale through Demonstration Projects with New York State's Public Utility.

New report forecasts blockchain-based EV charging and grid integration market

Charged

A new report from Guidehouse Insights provides forecasts for blockchain-enabled charging hardware deployment, electricity demand from blockchain-based platforms, and revenue from EV charging and integration applications through 2029. According to the report, the combined market for blockchain-based EV charging and grid integration is expected to exceed $1 billion by 2029 at a 77.9%

Episode 185: Word games, cool planes , Nori's blockchain-driven carbon removal mission

GreenBiz

Plus, many of those food waste stats you've heard don't include what's discarded at the farm. Tune in to hear about both the problem, and potential solutions. Aviation Carbon Removal Climate Strategy Podcast Transportation & Mobility Food Waste GreenBiz 350 Podcast

A Blockchain Crash Course: How It Can Enable the Clean, Smart Grid

Andrew Winston

This is my attempt at an "explainer" on blockchain, describing it as simply as I can, and exploring how it may help build the clean grid. Blockchain is everywhere — at least when you’re talking about media coverage. In short, in the words of a recent Wired overview of the technology , blockchain creates “tamperproof databases.” This is where blockchain may come in. Blockchain Could Make Tracking Energy More Granular, Automated, and Trusted.

European Grid Operators Move to Scale Up Blockchain Platform for Batteries

GreenTechMedia

Three major European grid operators are rolling out a new blockchain platform to tap the growing penetration of small-scale distributed energy resources for grid balancing. The Equigy consortium, launched last month, believes blockchain is the key to unlocking such a system. The consortium will build on pilots done by TenneT that have linked to home batteries from Sonnen and electric cars from Tesla, validating the transactions using blockchain.

Blockchain set to transform quality assurance in the recycling market, suggests study

Envirotec Magazine

Blockchain technology will revolutionise the trade of recyclable materials by providing each part of the supply chain with vital data and assurance about the quality of secondary commodities, says The Recycling Association, following recent trials. A successful trial of the blockchain system has been completed by Potters Bar firm CS Recycling, which saw seven containers of paper loaded at Potters Bar and shipped abroad.

The Blockchain Opportunity at the Heart of the Flexible Grid

GreenTechMedia

When blockchain arrived on the energy scene three years ago, much of the discussion went straight to disruption and disintermediation. Blockchain could spell the end of the utility, the thinking went, by enabling the trading of energy directly among local producers and consumers, automatically discovering pricing and settling transactions securely without any toll-takers in the middle. With or without blockchain, the grid is changing.

SunSpec Alliance forms Blockchain Work Group to advance system security

Solar Power World

The SunSpec Alliance and members Doosan Gridtech, Kitu Systems and Wivity announced the creation of the SunSpec Blockchain Work Group. Since DERs are expected… The post SunSpec Alliance forms Blockchain Work Group to advance system security appeared first on Solar Power World.

Blockchain At The United Nations Leading Solutions To The Global Crisis

Forbes Green Tech

UNGA 2019 is dominated by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how blockchain and related technologies can help expedite the achievement of the goals