Retailing Electricity on the Blockchain ICOs aim to make Electricity a Commodity

It looks as if the future of electricity marketing will take the form of retail. One wonders if this is a viable industry and if energy-based cryptocurrencies will one day become a value investment.

The marriage of cryptocurrency and energy might create a fascinating new class of investments. Only time will tell if these tokens will have any real value.

Read more

Former Head of Swisscom Digital Lab Joins Restart Energy Board of Advisers

“I strongly believe in the vision to create a global and decentralized marketplace for energy, and have full trust in the team’s capacity to succeed with such an ambitious roadmap — their achievements to date speak for themselves,” Trifa said in a Restart press release.

“After spending a decade in the Internet of Things market as an engineer and entrepreneur, I am convinced that the combination of IoT, Blockchain, A.I, and Big Data proposed by RED has the potential to entirely disrupt the existing old and inefficient energy market,” Trifa said.

Read more