ORNL notes that DLT could solve the existential threats plaguing the US' energy grid, as blockchain creates multiple hash copies, triggering an alert if nodes have inconsistent data.
Six U.S. lawmakers have written a letter to the EPA and the DOE arguing that U.S.-based mining operations should be required to report their emissions and energy use.
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded InfoBeyond Technology LLC over $1 million to support its research on power grid security on the blockchain.
The U.S. energy department has awarded a $1.05 million to four separate recipient organizations to create blockchain-based “energy Internet.”
The Department of Energy is making a small investment in defending against malicious attacks on the US energy supply.