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A Blockchain-Enabled Smart Meter for Clean Power Trading?

GreenTechMedia

Blockchain’s energy sector uses range from the highly speculative—think peer-to-peer energy trading using cryptocurrency raised in initial coin offerings (ICOs)—to more incremental efforts, grounded in real-world challenges of operating an increasingly decentralized power grid.

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Accelerating energy transition by forming virtual power plants on blockchain

Renewable Energy World

Influenced by the increasing penetration of “behind-the-meter” distributed energy resources (DER), power systems are experiencing a paradigm shift from a centralized structure to a decentralized one. DER News Opinion & Commentary Solar

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Canadian utility creates marketplace for DER households using blockchain technology

Renewable Energy World

Canada’s largest municipally-owned electric utility has launched a pilot program that allows customers with distributed energy resources (DERs) to participate in an energy marketplace using blockchain technology. DER News Solar Storage Alectra

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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.” The pace of adoption of clean energy is breathtaking, but it’s not moving as fast as it could. This is where blockchain may come in.

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AEP OnSite Partners signs LOI to develop solar field to power cryptocurrency mining

Renewable Energy World

Sangha Systems, through its subsidiary 82 River North, said it will generate additional value by using sensor technology to track and trace every kilowatt-hour flowing between the solar panels, its mining rigs, and the grid. ” C&I News Solar

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So, What Exactly Are Virtual Power Plants?

GreenTechMedia

And in energy circles, one of the biggest buzzwords in recent years is the virtual power plant, or VPP. But VPPs have really taken off in the last 10 years, not just as a concept but as something that a growing number of energy companies are creating, using and commercializing.

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Crypto crowdfunding meets energy efficiency in Apple co-founder's new venture

GreenBiz

Crypto crowdfunding meets energy efficiency in Apple co-founder's new venture. A mere three years ago, my inbox was bloated with news about startups such as South Africa’s Sun Exchange or Estonia’s WePower or Australia’s Power Ledger focused on "democratizing" the ability of individual investors to back solar projects, often in emerging markets or communities off the grid or radar of traditional financers. . Energy & Climate. Energy Efficiency.

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Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading Still Looks Like a Distant Prospect

GreenTechMedia

It’s been more than half a decade since grid watchers first began talking about the concept of trading energy with your neighbors across peer-to-peer platforms. Such pitches often come with promises of lower electricity prices and more stable grids.

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Could Flex Services Draw New Players to Energy Sector?

GreenTechMedia

A tie-up between Vodafone and Energy Web is evidence that an emerging flexibility services opportunity is luring new players to the energy sector, insiders believe. “Let’s say you have an electric vehicle and you are charging it at your home address,” he said.

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The emerging “non-utilities”—EVs are helping new players in the energy marketplace.

Charged

He formerly served as President Obama’s appointee to a US Federal Commission established to assess emerging energy-focused digital technologies. Dramatic pricing changes, shifting cost structures, new demand curves and technologies that enable efficient decentralization are driving a dramatic shakeup of the energy marketplace, and new participants are adapting in their own ways. In the emerging energy marketplace, what’s the best role for non-utility market participants?

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Greentown Labs Member Milestones — February 2022?

Greentown Labs

Verdox raised $80M for its electric carbon capture technology, including from Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy Ventures. Verdox is deploying its electric carbon capture tech with Norsk Hydro.

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Why carbon tracking and reporting is necessary to hold corporations accountable

GreenBiz

Now, new breakthrough climate accounting technologies are emerging as solutions to track and verify energy and carbon emissions, and report energy purchases and consumption. Most technologies on offer focus on energy and carbon and consider Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions.

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Tech giants back 24/7 carbon-free energy start-up

Business Green

Google and Microsoft among investors to back FlexiDAO as it seets to roll out its clean power software platform globally. Simone Accornero, chief executive and co-founder of FlexiDAO, said accessing clean power at all times was critical to meeting global climate goals. "If

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Online Event - VERGE Energy Conference

Green Market Oracle

VERGE Energy Conference (VERGE 20) will take place on October 26-30, 2020. This online event can be attended from anywhere, The central theme at VERGE 20 will focus on how energy systems can be decarbonized, decentralized, digitized and democratized.

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Meet Our Members: Introducing Greentown’s Newest Startups of Q4 2021

Greentown Labs

Twenty-five startups joined our community in the final months of 2021, working on innovations as diverse as solar-plus-storage for blackouts, plastic and tire recycling, geothermal power generation, and construction-less dam electrification. Electricity.

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Online Event - Solar PV Digitalization Forum

Green Market Oracle

This event for anyone interested in solar photovoltaics. It will offer a thorough analysis of digitalization in the solar sector including the latest solar panel design and technology. renewable energy GmbH, Head of Finance BayWa r.e.

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Online Event - Solar PV Digitalization Forum

Green Market Oracle

This is a not to be missed event for anyone interested in solar photovoltaics. It will offer a thorough analysis of digitalization in the solar sector including the latest solar panel design and technology. renewable energy GmbH, Head of Finance BayWa r.e.

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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.

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Greentown Houston Is Here—Meet Our 25+ Inaugural Startups

Greentown Labs

Today, we are proud to support more than 115 climatetech startups that are reimagining how we use and store energy, how we manufacture goods, our transportation infrastructure, and so much more—all in the name of climate action and creating a just, sustainable future for all. . Electricity.

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Meet Our Members: Introducing Greentown’s Newest Startups of Q3 2021

Greentown Labs

Twenty startups joined our community in Q3 2021, working on innovations as diverse as carbon-negative fats, energy-efficient membrane materials for chemical separations, and scalable electric vehicle charging solutions for high-density urban settings. Electricity.

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Crypto crowdfunding meets energy efficiency in Apple co-founder’s new venture

AGreenLiving

Crypto crowdfunding meets energy efficiency in Apple co-founder’s new venture Heather Clancy Thu, 12/10/2020 – 01:00 Did you know Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak (aka Woz) has a cryptocurrency named after him? And now you can add energy efficiency financing to the list of crypto-enabled crowdfunding opportunities, in the form of a new company co-founded by Wozniak. Original post: Crypto crowdfunding meets energy efficiency in Apple co-founder’s new venture.

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Can Facebook, Google and Microsoft inspire data center innovation at Climate Week?

EDF + Business

By Tom Murray One focus area at this week’s UN Climate Action Summit is Energy Transition , where one of the expected outcomes is bold new “commitments from the IT sector (individually or collectively) on energy efficiency and the leveraging of technology.”. Getting there will involve shifting our entire economy – power plants, transportation, factories, and more – as well as developing and deploying new technology that can make 100% clean a reality.

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As Renewables Surge, Australia Ponders Options for Demand Response Market

GreenTechMedia

Australian energy chiefs have welcomed the release today of two reports setting out options for the country’s future electricity market makeup. Within the NEM, only one state, Victoria, has mandated smart metering, so it is hard to see how the data would be collected elsewhere.

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Climate Corps Alumni Advisory Board

EDF + Business

He/Him/His) Energy & Sustainability Consultant, Cumming Corporation Los Angeles, CA, USA Shorenstein Realty Services (‘15). As an Assistant Project Manager, Trevor Anderson supports his Energy and Sustainability team and their clients on a variety of sustainability consulting services.

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Why carbon tracking and reporting is necessary to hold corporations accountable

AGreenLiving

Now, new breakthrough climate accounting technologies are emerging as solutions to track and verify energy and carbon emissions, and report energy purchases and consumption. As more of these services hit the market, corporations making ambitious climate pledges will need to adopt energy and carbon tracking and reporting technologies. Most technologies on offer focus on energy and carbon and consider Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions.

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Greencoat snaps up 36MW Andershaw wind farm from Statkraft for £120m

Business Green

Statkraft announces sale of Scottish farm as Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners acquires the UK’s largest consented single site solar-plus-storage project in Kent. We plan for Fortress to play its part in helping to improve energy independence for the UK.".

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How carbon-smart farming is catalyzing the big bucks needed to transform the way America eats

GreenBiz

Standing alone in the open field, the solar-powered equipment Sheffer shows me could be mistaken for some sort of high-tech scarecrow, but it has a far different job: to monitor and measure the CO 2 in the soil at this farming operation and research center in New York’s Hudson Valley. .

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