The evolution of distributed energy generation in australia – Is there a future for 'Behind the Meter' trading and blockchain technology

13 March 2017

The mechanisms through which energy is generated, transported and delivered to end-use customers has undergone rapid change in Australia in the last several years. The pace of change has been dramatic and has mirrored market changes in other jurisdictions.

All of these factors have led to a consistent pattern which is shaping the Australian energy market – a steady progression towards de-centralised, distributed energy generation models.

This article, written by Energy & Resources partner Andrew Bruton, examines the concept of ‘behind the meter’ (peer-to-peer) energy trading, the overlay of blockchain technologies and the potential role that they can play in the future development of energy markets. To read more click here.

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