Perth start-up using blockchain technology for peer-to-peer trading

Perth start-up using blockchain technology for peer-to-peer trading

Media player: "Space" to play, "M" to mute, "left" and "right" to seek. You’ve heard of selling your excess solar power back to the grid, but what about cutting out the middle man and directly on-selling to your neighbour instead? It’s called peer-to-peer trading and it’s fast becoming a reality in Australia, with start-ups across the country trialling ways to counter power bill hikes by putting the power of energy generation into the hands of consumers. Buyers, sellers and investors. Solar panel owners get a small return for feeding excess power from their roof back into the grid, which […]