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

‘Blockchain technology could save the planet’

Could a blockchain-based incentive system encourage large-scale fossil fuel divestment?

Shell and EDF join blockchain trading consortium

Shell, UK Power Networks and EDF Energy are among nine firms to have joined a new blockchain trading consortium set up by operator Electron. The businesses, which also include Baringa, Flexitricity, KiWi Power, Northern Powergrid, Open Energi and Statkraft, aim to use the platform to tackle the challenge of energy flexibility and to collaboratively design […]

EU throws its weight behind blockchain

The European Commission has launched a new initiative to explore broader uses of blockchain across various sectors. Blockchain technologies, which store blocks of information that are distributed across the network, are expected to impact digital services and business models in areas including energy, insurance, finance and healthcare. They are seen as a major breakthrough as […]

TEPCO invests in UK energy blockchain

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO) has invested in a UK-based blockchain. Electron’s blockchain technology aims to establish more efficient, flexible, and reliable systems for the energy sector. Working with TEPCO, the company will explore the potential to change existing centralised structures to decentralised systems in energy transactions by using blockchain. Paul Ellis, CEO of […]