THE DAILY ROUNDUP – Saturday

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Hi! Here is your daily dose of useful links and articles related to renewable energy and technology. Enjoy!


Thailand and EWF Announce Energy Blockchain System

PTT, the national energy provider for Thailand has announced a partnership with the international not-for-profit organization Energy Web Foundation (EWF), in order to develop a country-wide renewable energy blockchain system. The main goal of this joint project will be to create and launch an innovative, eco-friendly, and sustainable energy…


Smart City Building

Much of what we have talked about has focused on autonomous smart buildings as the strategic chess pieces that form the foundation of our smart cities. We need to look at the complete city chessboard and its moving pieces and explore how our buildings fit into the smart city. We need to understand a city’s climate emergency plan, data plans, shared…

Clean energy and renewables have gotten a lot of press, but the cheapest form of energy generation is actually energy conservation

75F’s CEO, Deepinder Singh

Is blockchain a suitable platform for the transactive electricity market of the future?

The global energy transition is fast evolving, and two trends in particular seem poised to converge. On the one hand, the rapid transition toward decarbonization and decentralization in the power sector is prompting exploration of new transactive electricity market models. On the other, distributed ledger technologies such as blockchain are rapidly evolving…


8 Companies Utilizing AI to Tackle Climate Change

A week ago today, millions of students took to the streets to protest the lack of action governments are taking to combat climate change. On Monday, 16-year-old Swedish campaigner Greta Thunberg made an intense and emotionally charged speech at the United Nations, begging world leaders to step up their commitment to protecting the planet’s future…


Electrification: More Buildings Plug Into the Grid

As governments around the world battle to reduce carbon emissions, a growing number of cities and states across the U.S. are exploring measures to support the electrification of buildings. These initiatives vary widely in their nature and scope, but what they have in common is a drive to encourage—or in some cases, require—building owners and managers to ditch…

Currently there are very few laws that would really powerfully drive building owners towards electrification of existing buildings

Cliff Majersik, executive director of the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT)

SPI day 2: Virtual reality, energy storage, big machines, ping pong & more!

Day two at Solar Power International (SPI) in Salt Lake City, meant Future and Quality Roundtables with pv magazine USA, people starting to get tired because shows are such hard work, and – of course – cool hardware. South Africa’s Humless Energy Storage, has built some legos (below images). Except the legos are energy storage inverters and energy…


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