Browsing the "Utilities" Tag

IBM Blockchain Assists Groundwater Pilot in Drought-Prone California

| Yogita Khatri

IBM and two other organizations will marry blockchain and IoT to help manage groundwater usage in an "at-risk" Californian aquifer.

Singapore Power Unveils Blockchain Market for Renewable Energy Trading

| Yogita Khatri

Singapore's energy utilities provider has launched a blockchain-powered marketplace for trading renewable energy certificates.

Nevada’s Utilities Agency Eyes Blockchain for Energy Credit System

| Yogita Khatri

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada is looking to implement blockchain for its energy credit tracking system.

Another US County Hits Pause on Crypto Mining Power Requests

| Wolfie Zhao

Franklin, Washington State, is the latest U.S. county to have suspended new utility applications from crypto mining farms over spiking power demands.

Walmart Patent Eyes Crypto Payments for Power Supply Precision

| Wolfie Zhao

Retail giant Walmart is exploring a way to let households manage their electricity bills with prepayments in cryptocurrency.

China’s State Electricity Firm Eyes Blockchain for Internet of Energy

| Wolfie Zhao

China State Grid Corporation, the country's state-owned power utility, is looking to blockchain to advance its plans for an "Internet of Energy."

New York Power Providers Cleared to Hike Rates for Crypto Miners

| Wolfie Zhao

Cryptocurrency mining firms in New York State could face higher electricity bills after a ruling from the public utilities regulator.

power, energy

Austrian Energy Group Eyes Blockchain With Vienna Test

| Annaliese Milano

Wien Energie intends to pilot blockchain products in a sustainably designed Viennese urban district this year.

Bitcoin Prices Spark Demand for Washington’s Cheap Electricity

| Sujha Sundararajan

The Central Washington region of the U.S. has reported surging demand from bitcoin miners for its cheap hydropower as price gains continue.

Australia’s Origin Energy to Trial Blockchain Power Trading

| Nikhilesh De

One of Australia's largest power providers is working with blockchain startup Power Ledger on a platform aimed to facilitate energy trading.