As Temperatures Go Up, Mental Health Trending Down, Scientists Say

Study: extreme weather becoming predictor of negative mental health outcomes As modern people, it can be easy to forget the role our external environment plays in our well-being. Yet as the winter solstice approaches, millions will experience symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder, a condition triggered by fluctuations in light and temperature. The “gloomy rainy day” […]

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Op-Ed: Let’s Turn Solar Power Into Blockchain Power

Blockchain has made possible the creation of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin which have significant roles to play in the energy industry, especially the solar energy industry. Yet, an enormous amount of energy is used in the “mining” process of bitcoin. This amount keeps growing daily, and it calls for the need to explore alternative sources of […]

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Boston Startups Outperforming NYC

With investments exceeding $5 billion year to date, America’s best-educated city is on pace to be the East Coast’s top-performing startup hub this year. In 2018 Boston startups have raised about 15% more than those based in NYC. According to an article published by TechCrunch earlier this month, Boston startups are seeing the benefits of […]

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FAQ: What Is An Equity Crowdfunding Campaign?

As you may be aware, Power2Peer is currently conducting an equity crowdfunding campaign via StartEngine. But what exactly is a “crowdfunding campaign,” and how does it differ from other forms of fundraising? In 2016, the SEC began allowing non-accredited investors to invest in companies for equity. An equity crowdfunding campaign allows a company to offer […]

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Press Release: Power2Peer Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

Boston, MA, August 13, 2018 –(PR.com)– On Thursday, August 9th, Boston-based energy blockchain company Power2Peer launched a crowdfunding equity sale via StartEngine’s fundraising platform. Power2Peer, which was founded in 2017 by MIT alumni and renewable energy veteran Dr. Nish Sonwalkar, is a company based on the concept of the blockchain-enabled adaptive solar microgrid network. Such […]

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National Grid Launches Distributed Energy Platform In Buffalo

Earlier this month, National Grid announced the launch of an integrated transactive energy platform in Buffalo, NY. The pilot program will integrate renewable resources from member institutions of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus with the local distribution grid, offering market compensation to the producers. The project, launched in coordination with BNMC and Opus One Solutions, […]

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Energy Industry Makes Way For Distributed Energy

The imminence of a distributed generation explosion in the United States has utility companies preparing for the repercussions. At the Edison Electric Institute Annual Convention in San Diego earlier this month, CEOs from the country’s largest investor-owned utilities gathered to discuss the future of electric. For Duke Energy CEO and newly elected EEI Chairman Lynn […]

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Startups Surpass $10 Billion In 2018 ICO Fundraising

With two weeks remaining in the first half of 2018, funds raised through the initial coin offerings of 440 startups have eclipsed $10 billion, according to CoinSchedule. So far, the top three performing sectors have been communications, finance, and trading/investing, which account for a combined 46% of the total funds raised. Leading the pack and […]

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LO3 and Power2Peer: Points of Comparison and Distinction

Though as a concept the energy blockchain is quite young, its developers need not reinvent the wheel. Progress often involves building upon advancements made by others. LO3, with its wide publicity and impressive success, has served as one early model for younger companies like Power2Peer. Of course, progress is not just emulating, but innovating. Here […]

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Decentralized Energy With Blockchain Peer-to-Peer Transactions

Right now, the way electricity is produced and disseminated is a highly centralized process. Due in part to our ever-increasing dependence on electrically-powered infrastructure, grid operators often enjoy regional monopolies on electrical generation. The centralized grid is also due to the inherent properties of electricity. The power you are consuming as you read this was […]

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