Clean Energy Marketplace 101, Part 2: Integrating Residential Solar and Other Renewables with Microgrid Technology

This post is part of a five-part series providing an overview of Power2Peer’s clean energy marketplace, a blockchain-secured trading platform where producers and consumers can exchange clean energy kilowatts for fair market value. Learn more about Power2Peer’s mobile app, P2PConnect, and join the green energy revolution! Part 2: Integrating Residential Solar and Other Renewables with […]

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Press Release: Power2Peer Concludes Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Power2Peer StartEngine Campaign a success At midnight Friday in Los Angeles, Power2Peer’s equity crowdfunding campaign reached its conclusion. More than 150 people became investors in the Boston-based company, collectively raising over $86k toward the development of a blockchain-secured energy marketplace for the peer-to-peer exchange of clean energy kilowatts. Dr. Nish Sonwalkar, founder and CEO of […]

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Panel Discussion: Creating a Marketplace for Clean Energy Kilowatts

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 | 6-8 pm WeWork Boston 745 Atlantic Avenue Boston, MA As online marketplaces continue to replace traditional malls, it is high time to bring the clean energy marketplace into the 21st century. Amazon, Google, Apple have all created their own marketplaces. Amazon started by changing the way books are sold, and […]

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Green New Deal Offers Sweeping Vision Of Economic Reform

Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey joins Congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez in bold call to action  In a world in which we are constantly confronted by the reality of climate change, it seems the time has finally come for a U.S. politician to propose a plan of action. Earlier this month, freshman House Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) was […]

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Update: Power2Peer Demonstrates Cloud-Based Software Defined Network Control with Battery Backup

Power2Peer Reaches Another Important Milestone A team of engineers under the guidance and supervision of Dr. Nish Sonwalkar (ScD, MIT), founder and chief scientist of Power2Peer, has successfully completed the demonstration and efficacy of Power2Peer’s Software Defined Network (SDN) controller platform. This technology will allow Power2Peer to control solar power generation systems remotely via cloud […]

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Solar Without The Sun: The World’s Largest Battery-Backed Solar Grid

Battery storage brings Hawaii closer to complete decarbonization The world’s largest battery-backed solar plant has launched in Hawaii. The Lawai Solar and Energy Storage Project combines 28 megawatts of solar photovoltaic capacity with a lithium-ion battery capable of storing 100 megawatt-hours. AES Corporation’s battery—which in itself has the world’s second largest storage capacity—is expected to […]

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Infographic: Power Ranking of 2018’s Best States for Residential Solar

New Jersey, Massachusetts top list as best places to invest Throughout the United States, people are opting to invest in solar. Many are brought on board partially by the social impact of their investment. In fact, depending on the range of incentives offered by their state, the average residential solar panel owner can also expect […]

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2019: Year of the Roof-To-Cable Clean Energy Movement

Greentech Media recently published a year-end wrap up describing 2018 as the “year of 100 percent clean energy.” 2018 saw an increasing number of major American states committ to 100% clean energy goals. Most notably, these include California and New Jersey; meanwhile, the number of city governments committing to similar goals surpassed 100. In their […]

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Uganda in Dire Need of Clean Energy

Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa.  The population of the country has now grown to over 42 million.  Over 28% of the population does not have electricity. Rural Uganda has no electrical grids; most people still use oil lamps for light. Uganda does, however, have a significant amount of sunlight relative to other […]

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Power2Peer Draws Crowd With Festive Technology Tour

Tuesday night marked another successful event for Power2Peer, this time back in Cambridge at WeWork on Mass Ave. Power2Peer founder and CEO Dr. Nish Sonwalkar addressed a diverse assembly of blockchain enthusiasts, solar advocates, and prospective investors, offering a “technology tour” of Power2Peer’s advanced solar microgrid system. Dr. Sonwalkar covered several facets of the technology […]

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