To reduce cost, block reward miners in China are switching from thermal powered facilities to hydro-powered operations.
The new SIM-based identity system means the distributed capacity in power grids can be more effectively marshalled and controlled.
The new rules include restrictions on the use of subsidized electricity, with a bounty of up to 20% of recoverable damages payable to anyone identifying illegal mining operations.
The U.S. energy department has awarded a $1.05 million to four separate recipient organizations to create blockchain-based “energy Internet.”
Power Ledger has reportedly signed a deal with E-NEXT to launch its peer-to-per network in Austria’s second-largest city, Graz.
OVO, a major energy company in the United Kingdom, has invested in Electron through its recently launched intelligent grid technology division Kaluza.
Power Ledger, an Australian blockchain startup, plans to partner with Sharing energy, a Japanese renewable energy firm to track consumption of clean energy.
Abkhazia authorities have cut 15 mining facilities off from the country's electric grid to avoid power shortages in the winter
Norway has scrapped a subsidy granted to cryptocurrency miners in the country, which could result in spiraling energy costs for operators in the sector.
South Korea’s leading energy provider KEPCO has turned to blockchain to help it deliver eco-friendly power through its next generation micro grid (MG), becoming the latest firm in the energy sector to utilize the technology.