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.
Commissioners at the Grant County public utility district (PUD) in Washington agreed to apply the levy, which it claimed was to protect its 46,000 core customers from the "risks" of cryptocurrency mining activities.
The moratorium was imposed in March on grounds that the industry “could absorb a large amount” of Quebec’s surplus energy, resulting in limited cryptocurrency mining activities in the Canadian province.
Centrica has begun trialing blockchains using distributed ledger technology to enhance the company’s Local Energy Market under its Exergy program.
Nakamotox founder Kamil Brejcha said the start-up has already produced five acres worth of tomatoes.