Tag: Utilities

California
shares45 views

IBM Blockchain Assists Groundwater Pilot in Drought-Prone California

Brian Evans - Feb 11, 2019

IBM and two other organizations will marry blockchain and IoT to help manage groundwater usage in an "at-risk" Californian aquifer.

Electricity
shares64 views

Another US County Hits Pause on Crypto Mining Power Requests

Brian Evans - Jul 31, 2018

Franklin, Washington State, is the latest U.S. county to have suspended new utility applications from crypto mining farms over spiking power demands.

Business News
shares78 views

Walmart Patent Eyes Crypto Payments for Power Supply Precision

Brian Evans - Jun 15, 2018

Retail giant Walmart is exploring a way to let households manage their electricity bills with prepayments in cryptocurrency.

Business News
shares133 views

China’s State Electricity Firm Eyes Blockchain to Decentralize┬áData Sharing

Brian Evans - Apr 10, 2018

China State Grid Corporation, the country's state-owned power utility, is looking to blockchain to advance its plans for an "Internet of Energy."

Bitcoin Mining
shares94 views

New York Power Providers Cleared to Hike Rates for Crypto Miners

Brian Evans - Mar 16, 2018

Cryptocurrency mining firms in New York State could face higher electricity bills after a ruling from the public utilities regulator.

BP
shares153 views

Austrian Energy Group Eyes Blockchain With Vienna Test

Brian Evans - Feb 08, 2018

Wien Energie intends to pilot blockchain products in a sustainably designed Viennese urban district this year.