Blockchain will underpin our future energy system

  • Blockchain will underpin our future energy system
  • Blockchain technology can disrupt the energy system and boost energy democracy.
  • Blockchain technology has the potential to make distributed grid management easier through “smart contracts”.
  • Blockchain technology could also have a direct impact on grid management and storage, and play a central role in the rise of so-called “virtual power plants” – energy-generating resources connected across a smart grid but that aren’t necessarily concentrated in one central location.
  • Blockchain is the technology behind the digital currency bitcoin.

Blockchain today might be like the internet in 1993: even though most of us don’t know what it is, a decade from now you will wonder how society ever fun…
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Blockchain will underpin our future energy system

  • Blockchain will underpin our future energy system
  • Blockchain technology can disrupt the energy system and boost energy democracy.
  • Blockchain technology has the potential to make distributed grid management easier through “smart contracts”.
  • Blockchain technology could also have a direct impact on grid management and storage, and play a central role in the rise of so-called “virtual power plants” – energy-generating resources connected across a smart grid but that aren’t necessarily concentrated in one central location.
  • Blockchain is the technology behind the digital currency bitcoin.

Blockchain today might be like the internet in 1993: even though most of us don’t know what it is, a decade from now you will wonder how society ever fun…
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Bringing Bitcoin To Cuba

  • In the short term, BitcoinCuba is planning on organizing workshops and conferences to inform and educate Cuban entrepreneurs and anyone who cares to know about this new technology.
  • In mid-July, Fernando became the architect of a historical moment: Cuba’s first documented Bitcoin transaction.
  • CG: You recently completed the first documented Bitcoin Transaction in Cuba.
  • Cubans are not using credit or debit cards and most do not have a bank account.
  • FV: BitcoinCuba’s mission is to inform average Cubans and the small tech community about the use of digital currencies like Bitcoin.

Since its introduction in 2008, Bitcoin, the world’s most recognized and frequently used crypto-currency has continued to grow in popularity. Bitcoin’s p…
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GCHQ spying on British citizens was unlawful, secret court rules in shock decision

  • GCHQ unlawfully spied on British citizens, a secretive UK court has ruled.
  • The Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT), the secretive court that was created to keep Britain’s intelligence agencies in check, said that GCHQ’s access to information intercepted by the NSA breached human rights laws.
  • Some of the groups will now seek to find whether their information was collected through the programmes and ask for that information to be deleted.
  • A GCHQ spokesperson said: “We are pleased that the Court has once again ruled that the UK’s bulk interception regime is fully lawful.
  • GCHQ spying on British citizens was unlawful, secret court rules in shock decision

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GCHQ unlawfully spied on British citizens, a secretive UK court has ruled. The decision could mean GCHQ will be forced to delete the information it acquired from people that were spied on.


GCHQ spying on British citizens was unlawful, secret court rules in shock decision