Power2Peer Brings Blockchain Buzz to Back Bay

Blockchain buzz reached the heart of Boston’s Back Bay on Tuesday, as Power2Peer hosted another successful WeWork event focused on the future of energy distribution. Following an introductory networking session and the arrival of pizza, moderator and Power2Peer Founder/Chief Evangelist Dr. Nish Sonwalkar approached the podium to provide a brief overview of the central concepts […]

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In Mumbai, Setting The Stage For Renewable Energy Revolution

Right now, there are still over 1 billion people in the world without access to electricity. In addition to large swaths of Sub Saharan Africa that remain off the grid, many of those 1 billion reside in India. This December, IIT Bombay will host an international workshop on “Decentralizing Solar Solutions: Attaining and Sustaining Electricity […]

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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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As Record Heat Challenges Grid, Distributed Solar Saves Consumers Millions

Around the world, summer has once again meant record-setting heat waves. While this comes as no surprise to some, the consequences have proved startling. In Tokyo, 23,000 people were hospitalized for heat stroke in a single week in July, when temperatures consistently hit triple-digits. On July 5th in Algeria, laborers were faced with the prospect […]

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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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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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