Our special supplement is focused on a current buzzword and potentially industry changing concept – namely blockchain.

Blockchain has the ability to provide intermediary free interactions between stakeholders on the network, effectively rendering the utility’s role in energy trading or sharing obsolete. What this means for utilities is still to be determined and it may well be true, as one of our contributors says, that “blockchain technology can barely justify the current hype around it.” Yet, what is clear is that things are changing…

This is further demonstrated in our articles on the evolution of smart metering and the increased use of SaaS in smart metering.

Read articles from this edition here.

Read the digital magazine here.