Blockchain deal
OVO Energy invests in blockchain firm Electron

The energy supplier bought the minority stake through its Kaluza subsidiary

IKEA’s research lab tests out solar and blockchain tech

SPACE10 has built a miniature town called SolarVille to demonstrate innovative technologies on a small scale

Government awards £400k for digital waste tracking

Projects include research into tracking waste through electronic chips and sensors, looking at common reporting platforms, the use of blockchain and new data analytics

innogy and Verv sign disruptive £500k deal for smart energy hub

innogy International Middle East aims to support the United Arab Emirates in becoming smarter

Centrica joins community energy blockchain trial in London

It is working with Verv to explore different billing methods to ensure customers receive clear and fair energy bills

UK ‘will have to move towards fixed-based power connection charge’

Paul Massara, CEO of Electron says decentralised energy generation is expected to increase, with consumers producing their own power and storing them

Integrating new tech into grid at lowest cost ‘a challenge for energy transition’

Paul Massara, CEO of Electron believes nations will look into boosting renewables’ share in the energy mix as costs fall

Liverpool aims to be climate positive by 2020 using blockchain tech

The council has signed an agreement with Poseidon to trial its platform over the next 12 months to offset its carbon impact

Centrica trials blockchain tech for energy trading in Cornwall

The project will see 200 homes and businesses use the platform to buy and sell energy from each other

UK’s ‘first blockchain energy trade’ takes place

Developers say it enables residents to benefit from local renewable energy sources and bring down their energy bills