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First carbon neutral apartment building coming on blockchain

Smart Energy International

Australian blockchain pioneer Powerledger’s Montreal Commons project is set to be one of the world’s first carbon neutral apartment buildings. During times of peak demand they can then buy back electricity from the on-site battery at an agreed price. Sign up to our newsletter and stay informed.

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Digitalising Europe’s energy sector – the strategy

Smart Energy International

The European Commission has released its action plan for digitalising the region’s energy sector to improve efficiency and renewables integration. Digitalisation, one of the four ‘D’s of the energy transition, is as the ‘enabler’ central to its realisation, cutting across businesses, consumers and technologies alike.

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20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2021

GreenBiz

Often working from home themselves, they empathized with employees and other stakeholders, some refusing to issue layoffs. Each of these individuals is playing the long game and is in a strong position to move their companies and industries into what could be a more hopeful period of reconciliation, recovery and repair.

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Meet Our Newest Startup Members

Greentown Labs

Nearly 30 startups joined our community in the final quarter of 2020, working on innovations as diverse as zinc-ion batteries, long-range weather forecasts, wave energy conversion, and replacements for petrochemical plastics. ELECTRICITY. This energy storage solution is low-cost, flexible, and long-duration. MANUFACTURING.

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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.”

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SEF Weekly: German interconnector, bp R&D and heat network retrofitting

Smart Energy International

An interconnector order from TenneT and TransnetBW for Hitachi Energy to bolster German energy security is the leading news story in this week’s Smart Energy Finance (SEF) Weekly. Hitachi Energy wins order for German interconnector. Image: Hitachi Energy. bp injects £50m into global battery R&D centre.

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20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2021

AGreenLiving

Often working from home themselves, they empathized with employees and other stakeholders, some refusing to issue layoffs. Each of these individuals is playing the long game and is in a strong position to move their companies and industries into what could be a more hopeful period of reconciliation, recovery and repair.