What does blockchain mean for the democratization of energy production, distribution, and consumption?
- Sep 24, 2019 6:44 pm GMT
This item is part of the Special Issue - 2019-09 - Blockchain in Utilities, click here for more
We use energy on a daily basis without thinking about it and this means it has become ubiquitous in our daily lives here within the developed world.
It is a completely different story in the developing world, around 8 years ago I lived in Ghana for a year and we had to endure power cuts every now and then. The good thing was that the government took the time to notify us through adverts on the radio and newspapers.
When you spoke to people in and around the markets you would hear them talk about “light off next week” and the fact that they needed to buy candles to help mitigate its effects.
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