Out of the 122 startups (and counting) that GTM Research is tracking in the energy-blockchain space, 22 are focused on peer-to-peer energy trading.
Sharing electrons directly with peers sounds cool, but why do it in the first place? Would it help the grid? Will it be a catalyst for more distributed energy? Or is it just a novel application?
In this episode of The Interchange, we're exploring the potential of peer-to-peer trading. We'll start with the Consensus segment, where we explore a specific blockchain tech or concept.
Later in the show, we'll talk with Colleen Metelitsa, a grid edge analyst with GTM Research, about investment trends and emerging applications in the energy-blockchain space.
Finally, we'll talk with three blockchain startups — Electron, Leap and Omega Grid — about their experiences building partnerships with incumbent energy companies.
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