BCPG collaborates with blockchain startup Power Ledger on p2p renewable energy trading

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 5:35 AM UTC Australian blockchain energy trading company Power Ledger has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Thai-Government backed renewable energy developer BCPG to bring peer-to-peer renewable energy trading to Thailand. The project will mark the first such initiative in South East Asia. BCPG President Bundit Sapianchai said Read more about BCPG collaborates with blockchain startup Power Ledger on p2p renewable energy trading[…]

These Are 3 Australian Startups Benefiting From Cryptocurrency Popularity

  James Nguyen , Contributor Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Cryptocurrencies are projected to attract more investment enthusiasm in 2018. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) Crypto is in. There is a spotlight being shone on the world of digital currencies and blockchain technologies. In the first half of 2017 alone, the cryptocurrency Read more about These Are 3 Australian Startups Benefiting From Cryptocurrency Popularity[…]

Australian Government Awards Grant to $8 Million Project Using Blockchain Technology to Integrate Distributed Energy and Water Systems

Perth, Western Australia – 17 November 2017 – Today the Australian government announced they will provide $2.57 million in funding for a cutting edge project in the City of Fremantle and $5.68 million will be funded through project partners. The project is trialling the use of blockchain-powered distributed energy and water systems. Power Ledger will Read more about Australian Government Awards Grant to $8 Million Project Using Blockchain Technology to Integrate Distributed Energy and Water Systems[…]

Power Ledger selected as one of the XTC2018 Top 10 Semi-Finalists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Inquiries: media@theconfluencegroup.com Extreme Tech Challenge Announces Top 10 Semi-Finalists to Present at CES® 2018 New York City – CES Unveiled – All eyes will be on the largest consumer electronics showcase in the world, CES® 2018 as the Top 10 Semi-Finalists from Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) are slated to present live Read more about Power Ledger selected as one of the XTC2018 Top 10 Semi-Finalists[…]

Techboard Ranking for October – ‘Power Ledger in our top three for the third consecutive month’

Energy trading platform Power Ledger was ranked second, remaining in our top three for the third consecutive month. The blockchain company completed its ICO and raised a further $17m, making it a total of $34m including pre-sales, and was announced as a finalist in the 2017 Talent Unleashed Awards (Best Idea – Social or Community Read more about Techboard Ranking for October – ‘Power Ledger in our top three for the third consecutive month’[…]

TECHCRUNCH – Hear the inside story on Australia’s first ICO at Battlefield Australia Nov. 16 in Sydney

Battlefield Australia Nov. 16 in Sydney Posted Oct 9, 2017 by Ned Desmond TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Australia (Nov. 16 in Sydney) is approaching fast, and the fifteen finalists, selected from 272 applicants, have just received the good news. The names of those companies will remain under wraps until the day of the show, and over the next Read more about TECHCRUNCH – Hear the inside story on Australia’s first ICO at Battlefield Australia Nov. 16 in Sydney[…]

Crypto Marketing Coordinator

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Perth-based Marketing guru to join the Power Ledger team. The Crypto Marketing Coordinator is responsible for supporting the brand by delivering external communications and driving social media strategies through engaging influencers. The selected candidate will work in a team environment but have autonomy in rolling out strategies. Power Ledger has developed Read more about Crypto Marketing Coordinator[…]

Software Engineer

Leading blockchain-based energy trading company, Power Ledger, is looking to grow its Perth-based team of software developers/programmers. Power Ledger has developed a world-leading software platform to enable the fast, secure and low-cost trading of electricity between generators and consumers. Our disruptive technology is at the forefront of a global move towards the adoption of blockchain Read more about Software Engineer[…]

Forbes – Lessons From Irma

Dr. Jemma Green , Contributor Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. https://www.forbes.com/sites/workday/2017/09/21/in-good-company-career-development-and-learning/#dd8bde61ad30 Shutterstock Among the horrendous destruction that Irma and Mary wrought on the British Virgin Islands, there was just one strand of good news. For years, islanders have recognized the problems with their form of electrical generation. It’s based on imported diesel. Read more about Forbes – Lessons From Irma[…]

The Newest Disruption in the Energy Sector: Crowd-funding of Solar Farms & Other Assets

After recently announcing Power Ledger’s partnership with Origin Energy, there has been a new influx of inquires and media about peer-to-peer energy trading across the network. As exciting as it is for Power Ledger, to be growing our Peer-to-Peer Application with several projects being announced this month alone, its important to highlight the other Applications Read more about The Newest Disruption in the Energy Sector: Crowd-funding of Solar Farms & Other Assets[…]

Australia’s Origin Energy to Trial Blockchain Power Trading

Australia’s Origin Energy to Trial Blockchain Power Trading One of Australia’s largest utility providers is working with blockchain startup Power Ledger to test a new energy trading platform. Origin Energy works in a number of energy fields, including power plant operation, natural gas processing and both commercial and domestic power delivery. As such, the project Read more about Australia’s Origin Energy to Trial Blockchain Power Trading[…]

Blockchain Energy Trading Startup Power Ledger Raises $17M in Cryptocurrency ‘ICO’

An “initial coin offering” on the Ethereum cryptocurrency network gives the startup virtual cash to push its peer-to-peer energy trading network. by Jeff St. John September 06, 2017 https://www.greentechmedia.com Power Ledger, an Australian startup that’s seeking to use blockchain technology to create a peer-to-peer renewable energy network, is in the midst of raising tens of Read more about Blockchain Energy Trading Startup Power Ledger Raises $17M in Cryptocurrency ‘ICO’[…]

Australia’s Digital Currency Opens Avenues for Renewables

Australia’s Digital Currency Opens Avenues for Renewables Trading Snapshot • Renewable energy currency allows for multiple parties to trade • Further offering in September By Murray Griffin An Australian company developed a digital currency designed for peer-to-peer trading among businesses and homeowners looking to sell surplus renewable energy. Power Ledger’s decentralized trading platform relies on Read more about Australia’s Digital Currency Opens Avenues for Renewables[…]

ASIA ROADSHOW

ASIA ROADSHOW –  Power Ledger – How blockchain technology is revolutionising energy APAC and… Description Power Ledger will be in Singapore to talk about their peer-to- peer blockchain energy trading platform, as a part of their Asia Roadshow. Sheree Ip, Power Ledger’s Blockchain Business Developer, and CEO David Martin will be there to answer questions Read more about ASIA ROADSHOW[…]

Power Ledger tops August Techboard Ranking!

Powerledger Powering up the August Techboard Ranking By Rafael Kimberley-Bowen Firstly, some stats and insights on startups and tech companies in September: In September we profiled 1,571 companies. Among other metrics, we captured 570 global news mentions of Australian companies, 149 milestones, 41 funding milestones, over 27,000 tweets and 10,000 Facebook posts and employee counts Read more about Power Ledger tops August Techboard Ranking![…]

Power Ledger Concludes Pre-Sale Token Offering

by Jason Lewis, in New York Power Ledger, a company based in Perth, Australia, has now concluded its sale of tokens for a peer-to-peer platform that will enable renewable energy trading among businesses and households. The company initially offered its “POWR” tokens on Sunday, August 27. As of August 30, more than ninety million tokens Read more about Power Ledger Concludes Pre-Sale Token Offering[…]

Power Ledger Introduces Decentralized Peer to Peer Energy Transfer Network

September 3rd, 2017 Perth-based Power Ledger is decentralizing energy ecosystem through blockchain. It offers a peer to peer energy trading platform for its customers to sell their surplus solar power to others without any intermediary. This blockchain based system tracks the generation and consumption of solar energy by all participants and validates trade settlement based Read more about Power Ledger Introduces Decentralized Peer to Peer Energy Transfer Network[…]

Power Ledger Initial Coin Offering Promotes Sustainable Energy

BY LEIGH CUEN ON 08/29/17 AT 2:26 PM Regulators worldwide are cracking down on initial coin offerings after a frenzied summer of tokenized fundraising amassed more than $1.2 billion. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission clarified in July that some ICOs are subject to federal securities law, which means if fundraisers promise tokens will increase in value, they can’t be sold to the Read more about Power Ledger Initial Coin Offering Promotes Sustainable Energy[…]

Virtual Currency May Boost Australia’s Grassroots Solar Trade

August 28, 2017 By Jason Scott An Australian company is introducing its own version of bitcoin that will let homeowners and businesses sell excess energy generated from their rooftop solar panels to neighbors, without a middleman taking a cut. As of Monday, Perth-based Power Ledger had sold about 57 percent of the 100 million so-called Read more about Virtual Currency May Boost Australia’s Grassroots Solar Trade[…]

PowerLedger’s Bitcoin IPO powers towards $30m

Aug 31 2017 at 3:06 PM – by Ben Potter Perth energy trading platform PowerLedger has raised $17 million in the first two stages of its Australia-first virtual currency IPO and looks set to raise more than $30 million by the time its public offer closes. Demand has exceeded Powerledger’s initial expectations and the success of the “initial coin offering” or “ICO” shows there Read more about PowerLedger’s Bitcoin IPO powers towards $30m[…]

Blockchain renewables trading platform launches digital currency offering – Footprint News

Monday, August 28, 2017, 3:29pm A Perth company has started selling tokens for a peer-to-peer renewable energy trading platform that it says offers significant benefits for businesses, networks and households. Power Ledger opened its offering of 100 million ‘POWR’ tokens on Sunday afternoon, with buyers allowed to spend up to US$25,000 on tokens sold at Read more about Blockchain renewables trading platform launches digital currency offering – Footprint News[…]

Blockchain to Disrupt Utilities as Customers Trade Power: BNEF

Blockchain to Disrupt Utilities as Customers Trade Power: BNEF Power Ledger launches first offering of power tokens Peer-to-peer power trading may improve efficiency of markets By Bryony Collins (Bloomberg) – Peer-to-peer energy trading using blockchain will improve the use of power networks and create more efficient energy markets, according to Power Ledger, an Australian company Read more about Blockchain to Disrupt Utilities as Customers Trade Power: BNEF[…]

Perth’s PowerLedger readies first Australia’s Bitcoin IPO

PowerLedger, the Perth-based peer-to-peer energy trading company, is preparing to launch Australia’s first virtual currency IPO – an “initial coin offering” or ICO. The company, which is trialing community trading of solar energy over a custom private blockchain platform in Western Australia and New Zealand, aims to host a “token generation event” in early September. Read more about Perth’s PowerLedger readies first Australia’s Bitcoin IPO[…]

Bill Tai Joins Blockchain Renewable Energy Company Power Ledger as Ambassador

Venture capitalist Bill Tai has joined blockchain-powered peer-to-peer renewable marketplace Power Ledger’s board of advisors as an ambassador for the Australian company. The Silicon Valley-based investor is well known among the blockchain community and is co-creator of the Blockchain Summit, which recently took place on Sir Richard Branson’s private retreat, Necker Island. Power Ledger co-founder Read more about Bill Tai Joins Blockchain Renewable Energy Company Power Ledger as Ambassador[…]