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Swedish Government Utility Trials Blockchain Energy Transfers
The trading branch of Vattenfall, a leading Swedish power company wholly owned by the government, is testing a blockchain trading platform.
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BP, Wien Energie Complete Blockchain Energy Trading Trial
A group of energy firms including BP have completed an energy trading pilot using blockchain tech from Canadian startup BTL.
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Energy Sector Turns to Ethereum to Test Blockchain
A new consortium of blockchain startups and major energy companies is devising tangible use cases for blockchain tech in the green power sector.
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Wien Energie is Gearing Up for a Large-Scale Blockchain Rollout
One of Austria's largest energy firms is fast preparing for a future where blockchain impacts its business model, according to a new interview.
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IBM Goes Live With First Commercial Blockchains
IBM has launched IBM Blockchain, a new product it is calling the "first commercial application" of Hyperledger Fabric.
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Overtaking Banking in the Race to Blockchain
Blockchain progress in the energy industry could give banking applications a run for sector supremacy, CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson argues.
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Austrian Utility Giant Trials Blockchain Energy Trading
Wien Energie, Austria’s largest utility conglomerate, is taking part in a new blockchain trial focused on energy trading.
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Tech Giant Siemens is Now Working on Blockchain Microgrids
Blockchain startup LO3 has partnered with German tech giant Siemens as it expands an ethereum-based peer-to-peer energy transfer project.
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Winter is Coming: Bitcoin Mining for Heat (And Profit)
Winter is coming... So does it make sense to use bitcoin miners to subsidise your heating costs? CoinDesk investigates.
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