We’re back with another edition of “consensus” this week on the podcast. GTM Chairman Scott Clavenna joins us to explain the arcane and heavily hyped world of blockchain to our listeners in the energy business.

We promised not to do another episode on blockchain until we saw some newsworthy developments — and now we have too much news to sift through. We’re going to survey the most important stories of the last year.

We’ll start with a quick rundown of Amazon’s plan to develop blockchain-as-a-service: Does this signal anything special about the market?

Then we’ll address a fundamental question: Where are we in the hype cycle? Are people moderating their expectations?

Other stories we’re tracking:

  • How did WePower tokenize Estonia’s grid data?
  • Why did Grid+ face so many regulatory hurdles in Texas’ electricity market?
  • The year of standardization: How are the players rallying around data and privacy standards?
  • The cryptocurrency price drop: How does it impact investor enthusiasm in these new energy applications?

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