Australia’s Power Ledger helps bring P2P renewable energy trading to North America

Australian blockchain-powered renewable trading marketplace, Power Ledgerand U.S. based clean energy not-for-profit Helpanswers have today announced an agreement to bring peer-to-peer renewable energy trading to North America.

The companies’ partnership will be focused on hundreds of potential projects, which have already been identified, that will cover over 50 MW solar and 50 MWh energy storage, beginning in top renewable markets including Texas, Chicago-to-Washington, New York, California and New England.

The projects will start with large energy-intensive users including low-income housing, water and wastewater, cement, corporate and school campuses; their serving utilities and the serving ISOs/RTOs with peer-to-peer clean energy kWh trading, electric vehicle charging networks and Asset Germination Events which allows the community to benefit from solar and energy storage assets.

Helpanswers is a company that facilitates the adoption of smart grid and advanced smart energy data to improve the efficiency and resiliency of buildings, businesses and communities across North America via control and storage technologies.