09 Jan '18, 5pm

How Blockchain Can Democratize Green Power

How Blockchain Can Democratize Green Power

Imagine buying a solar panel from a hardware store, mounting it on your roof, then selling the green electricity you produce at a price you set. Is this even possible? Some companies certainly think so. These startups are harnessing the power of blockchains to democratize green power. Before you can understand how blockchains are part of the solution, you first need to know a few things about the green electricity market. Today, independent auditors assess renewable energy producers and certify their electricity as "green." These producers can then sell Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) to consumers who want to buy green energy. This is how corporations such as Apple and Google can say they are 100 percent green . They aren't generating their own green electricity, but rather purchasing certificates from green-energy producers. Of course, the actual energy they use is n...

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/blockchain-energy-trading-252391...

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