Bitcoin, Blockchain, and the Energy Sector

The popularity of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and the underlying blockchain technology presents both challenges and opportunities to the energy sector. As interest in...

Blockchain: A true disruptor for the energy industry – Use cases...

In its ongoing journey to power and move the world, the energy industry has faced many structural challenges that have been addressed through the...

Building Block(chain)s for a Better Planet

Blockchain has the potential to transform how humans transact. It is a decentralized electronic ledger system that creates a cryptographically secure and immutable record...

ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE Affordability Enabler or Decarbonisation Constraint?

Existing energy infrastructure has been built over many decades to support conventional energy uses including coal, nuclear, oil and natural gas. The rapid transition...

Blockchain meets Energy – Digital Solutions for a Decentralized and Decarbonized...

The digitalization of the energy industry is continuing to gain momentum. Blockchain2 technology, which can bring far-reaching changes in the energy sector, is currently...

EVENT HORIZON – ENERGY BLOCKCHAIN STARTUPS WHO-IS-WHO

What has changed for energy blockchain startups in the past 12 months? This past year, many energy blockchain startups have progressed in development, several approaching...

BLOCKCHAIN – INNOVATION LANDSCAPE BRIEF

This brief is part of the IRENA project “Innovation landscape for a renewable-powered future”, which maps the relevant innovations, identifies the synergies and formulates...

Digitalization and Energy

Digital technologies permeate modern life, affecting everything from the way we work and travel, to the way we live and play. Digitalization holds great...

Blockchain in the integrated energy transition

The use of blockchain in specific fields of application in the energy industry can represent added value for companies from an economic, technological and...

Using Blockchain to Enable Cleaner, Modern Energy Systems in Emerging Markets

Emerging markets must attract significant international financing to meet their goals for mitigating carbon pollution and increasing access to clean, affordable, reliable, and resilient...
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