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Blockchain in Energy

Posted on: 09 Apr 2019

Blockchain in Energy

The International Energy Research Centre (IERC) host a Blockchain in Energy evening series to provide a platform where national and international experts can share ideas and success stories on blockchain applications to the energy sector.

IERC Head of Research Beth Massey with Piyush Verma, Senior Energy Market Analyst at IERC and Molly Webb, Founder and CEO of Energy Unlocked and Advisor of LO3 Energy’s Exergy Project

At the March event, Molly Webb, Founder and CEO of Energy Unlocked and Advisor of LO3 Energy’s Exergy Project, looked at the LO3 Energy’s Brooklyn Microgrid Project - the world's first peer to peer energy trading initiative and how the rich energy data through digitalisation can be translated into better and faster operational decisions and policy actions. Killian O’Connor, Co-founder & COO of Solo Energy also talked about Ireland’s first peer-to-peer energy trade. Blockchain scalability challenges and possible solutions for the energy sector were also presented by Sebastião Vieira who works as Technology Lead at EnelX.  

Piyush Verma, Senior Energy Market Analyst, IERC, Killian O’Connor, Co-founder & COO of Solo Energy, Molly Webb, Founder and CEO of Energy Unlocked and Advisor of LO3 Energy’s Exergy Project, Beth Massey, Head of Research, IERC and Sebastião Vieira, Technology Lead,EnelX

The event ended with an engaging panel discussion on “Energy Digitalisation and Infrastructure Impact”.