A group of Japanese firms is planning a blockchain pilot that would allow rural consumers to trade renewable energy.
China State Grid Corporation, the country's state-owned power utility, is looking to blockchain to advance its plans for an "Internet of Energy."
The new energy minister has announced a project to commit a number of data sets to the public ledger, where they will be much harder to hack.
Chinese petrochemical giant Sinochem has successfully used blockchain technology to conduct a gasoline shipment to Singapore.
Cryptocurrency mining is perfectly legal in Europe and only subject to standard electricity rules, according to an EU commissioner.
Wien Energie intends to pilot blockchain products in a sustainably designed Viennese urban district this year.
BlockCypher and a U.S. Energy Department lab are developing solutions allowing energy transactions to be settled across blockchains.
After decades at a white-shoe law firm, Russell Bruemmer is now advising blockchain startup Applied Philosophy Labs on token sales and governance.
Cheap and abundant electricity, cold weather and a stable political climate are making the Canadian province attractive to bitcoin mining operators.
Long-term, the incentives bitcoin creates may drive efficiency and green energy solutions in the crypto world and even spur them in the wider economy.