The Blockchain Opportunity at the Heart of the Flexible Grid
SEPTEMBER 12, 2019
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.