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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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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Power2Peer Energy Blockchain Event Draws Crowd To VDC

BOSTON, MA — Energy professionals, blockchain enthusiasts, and market insiders gathered on the campus of UMass Boston on Thursday, where a panel of experts moderated by Dr. Nish Sonwalkar fielded questions on the potential disruption of the energy industry by budding blockchain technologies. The University of Massachusetts Boston’s Venture Development Center is an incubator that […]

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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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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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Microgrids for the Common Good

Blockchain-Enabled Microgrids for Utility Companies and Customers Providing electricity to an entire nation is a massive undertaking. Though the work is shared by hundreds and thousands of utility companies, increasing demands on deteriorating infrastructure inevitably test and exceed capacity limits during crucial moments. Most of us don’t often think about or appreciate the grid for […]

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Power2Peer: Investment With A Purpose
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Just 4 days remain to become an investor in cutting edge clean energy technology! Visit our StartEngine campaign now to learn more and join the green energy revolution! P2PConnect: Creating a Cleaner Grid through the Peer-to-Peer Marketplace With the introduction P2PConnect, an app-based peer-to-peer clean energy marketplace, Power2Peer is turning people on to a new […]

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