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Look beyond the hype: to really disrupt the energy world, we need a Yin to blockchain’s Yang

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By Carsten Reincke-Collon

Blockchain technology is being touted as the next big step forward in the digitalisation of the energy system. But storage and storage management software are the critical pieces of the puzzle needed to maximise its potential, writes Carsten Reincke-Collon.

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