SolarCoin: Incentivising solar PV energy production through blockchain innovation

At present, power utilities are designing and testing several applications of the blockchain technology. The crypto-currency called “SolarCoin” aims at accelerating the solar PV energy production. Florent Andrillon, Arthur Arrighi de Casanova and Louise de Brémond d’Ars of Capgemini Consulting take a look at how it works.

Business models for PV in a digitised and decentralised energy market

The combination of rapidly evolving technologies and the trend towards decentralisation is demanding increasingly sophisticated commercial models. Simon Göß looks at some of the emerging solutions and considers the place of blockchain technology in tomorrow’s energy system.