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“Electricity is the new oil”

to changes in technology. Due to the uncertainty of innovation we added new issues to the Monitor Survey, for example the Internet of Things and Blockchain. Regarding Europe, renewables have become the main action priority due to the increasing understanding of renewable energies and its potential to

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dena study: Energy system would benefit from immediate introduction of blockchain technology

introduction of blockchain technology Improving the framework conditions for key energy transition technologies and increasing investor confidence A study entitled “Blockchain in the integrated energy transition” conducted by the Deutschen Energie-Agentur (dena) indicates that blockchain technology is [...] ” Template: Download dena Multi-Stakeholder Study: Blockchain in the integrated energy transition Download ( 8 MB )   This refers in particular to the inclusion of the latest energy industry study results in the German government’s planned blockchain strategy, which is to be published this summer. It [...] sector as well as an investigation of the potential impact of blockchain on the acceptance of the energy transition. Economic, technological and regulatory assessments – the determinants of success The study has shown that the use of blockchain is of economic, technological and regulatory advantage for

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dena launches study on blockchain in the energy transition

protected by digitisation at the information and communication technology level. Blockchain technology can help with that – we want our study to show precisely how.” Practicality check: What are the limits of blockchain? Blockchain can increase the efficiency of transactions in the energy system and enable [...] financial management or online retail, for instance, blockchain competes with established IT systems. Replacing these with a blockchain is conceivable but would require investments from companies. The aim of the study is to determine the added value of blockchain compared to alternative systems in specific areas [...] use of blockchain technology for the integrated energy transition, in particular to coordinate the constantly growing number of decentralised components of the energy system across all sectors. Together with business partners, dena is investigating whether the technical conditions for blockchain are already

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dena analysis: Testing and seizing artificial intelligence opportunities for the integrated energy transition

innovative digital technologies for concrete applications in the energy industry will be tested through 2022 as part of the federal government’s blockchain strategy.” Template: Download dena ANALYSIS: Artificial Intelligence – from Hype to Reality for the Energy Industry Download ( 9 MB )   Boosting [...] platform. Additionally, concrete applications for the energy sector will be tested under real-world conditions, using digital technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence or big data. For more information on the Future Energy Lab, visit: https://future-energy-lab.de/en/startseite/

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Vulnerabilities in smart meter infrastructure – can blockchain provide a solution?

dena-HINTERGRUNDPAPIER Vulnerabilities in smart meter infrastructure – can blockchain provide a solution? Results from a panel discussion at EventHorizon2017 Wie kann die Blockchain-Technologie die Datensicherheit beim Einsatz von Smart Metern erhöhen? Über diese Frage informiert eine englischsprachige [...] der Blockchain-Konferenz EventHorizon 2017 geführt haben. Nach Einschätzung einiger Diskussionsteilnehmer sind die derzeit international gebräuchlichen Protokolle für die Kommunikation zwischen Energieversorgern, intelligenten Zählern und Haushaltsgeräten nicht ausreichend geschützt. Blockchain habe

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Strong applications for the ‘Start Up Energy Transition’ Award received globally

transition, in addition to the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue and its official side events. Events will include the SET Tech Festival and the blockchain summit ‘EventHorizon’. They all form part of the ‘Berlin Energy Week’, and will convene key players in the global energy transition. About the initiative

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Start Up Energy Transition Award finalists nominated

The programme will also include workshops, presentations and panel discussions. Speakers will include Jennifer Zhu Scott (Radian Partners & Radian Blockchain Ventures investor group, China), Dr Johannes Teyssen (energy providers E.ON), Lucia Bakulumpagi-Wamala (Bakulu Power start-up, Uganda), Christoph [...] On 17 April, the winners of the SET Award will receive their prizes at a joint evening event hosted by the SET Tech Festival, the ‘EventHorizon’ blockchain summit, and the ‘Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue’. The award winners will also take part in a start-up panel at the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue

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Start Up Energy Transition Award 2019: Finalists nominated

of the Start Up Energy Transition (SET) Award 2019. Whether it be autonomous electric trucks, organic solar cells or energy data management with blockchain technology: the finalists offer future-oriented solutions from all areas of energy generation and supply. The award is presented by the German Energy [...] Spain, www.flexidao.com FlexiDAO is a cleantech start-up aiming to provide a software platform for Energy Retailers that harnesses the power of blockchain technology to provide energy data management tools needed to offer new smart energy services. Their vision is to provide the IT backbone that enables

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SET Award 2018: Six start-ups chosen as top innovators in the energy transition

their prizes in Berlin on April 17th at a joint evening reception of the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue, the SET Tech Festival and the energy blockchain conference ‘EventHorizon’. An international jury selected the winners from more than 400 applications from 68 countries. 18 start-ups competed in [...] Energy Council, commented, based on the results of the World Energy Issues Monitor 2018: “The number one issue keeping innovators awake at night is blockchain as well as the internet of things, while renewables keep them busy at work. Other priority areas are market design and electric storage. The winners [...] April 16th  to 20th  are the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue and its framework programme. It is complemented by the SET Tech Festival, the energy blockchain conference ‘EventHorizon’ and the Urban Energy Forum under the motto ‘Engine of the Global Energy Transition’. The Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue

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