12 Feb '18, 11am

Could SolarCoin Help ACWA Boost Its Profits From Solar?

Could SolarCoin Help ACWA Boost Its Profits From Solar?

A renewable energy project developer’s decision to adopt a cryptocoin last month may have been driven more by business sense than simple blockchain mania . Figures show ACWA Power could have increased the profitability of its Bokpoort concentrated solar power plant by at least an extra percent the day after it announced it was adopting SolarCoin, a blockchain-based rewards program for renewable energy production. Based on a published bid price of R2.51 per kilowatt-hour, the Bokpoort project, in South Africa, was earning the equivalent of around USD $209 per megawatt-hour of production on Jan. 14. The same day, SolarCoin, a cryptocurrency issued for every megawatt-hour produced by participating solar plants, was trading at an all-time high against the dollar. As SolarCoin briefly touched $2.64 early on the Sunday, ACWA Power was effectively getting more than 1.2 percent in...

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