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Why the energy market needs decentralized architectures

One of the reasons for the high popularity of cryptocurrencies is that they allow a decentralized economic system. This point is unanimously considered pivotal in the crypto world, where the worst insult for a project is calling it ‘centralized’. However, the definition of decentralization is often hardly understood. Even worse, a recent study shows that …

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The Hive Power Airdrop and Referral Programs

AirDrop In September 2018, Hive Power will distribute 500’000 HVT tokens to reward HVT token holders. Users who didn’t move their HVT tokens after the Crowdsale will be eligible to receive the airdrop. The airdrop fund will be distributed to token holders proportionally to their HVT balance. Timeline March 20th, 2018: Crowdsale registration start with …

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Demo Hive: Our First Successful Implementation of a Blockchain-based Energy Market

As a consequence of the foreseen significant increase in stochastic generation in the electrical grid, the need for flexibility and coordination at demand side is expected to rise. Decentralized energy markets are among the most promising solutions allowing to boost coordination between production and consumption, by allowing even small actors to capitalize on their flexibility. …

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Introducing the Hive Power Team

Gianluca Corbellini holds a M.Sc. in Mathematical Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano, focused on mathematical modelling, optimization and artificial intelligence. He has a large experience in multinational corporations in the energy business, having been asset manager for photovoltaic plants and research engineer in the oil and gas industry. In the University of Applied Science …

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Can blockchain boost the distribution of renewables?

In the latter years the world faced an amazing adoption of renewable energy sources, mainly solar and wind. Initially, the rapid advancement of these technologies was driven by strong incentive programs, first in Europe and therefore in the rest of the world; in parallel, technical improvements and economies of scale of manufacturers, mainly Asian, have …

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