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Panel Discussion

Blockchain Driving Decentralization, Digitalization, and Democratization of the Energy Sector

January 19, 2021 8:00 AM CET REGISTER

The global energy sector is currently in transition and is facing challenges due to severe shortcomings in the existing energy system. Digital opportunities such as blockchain have gained substantial popularity in making the global energy sector more secure, transparent, and sustainable. However, the possible applications of blockchain and its potential benefits for businesses are yet to be fully explored. During this panel, our renowned industry speakers will explore the potential of blockchain to affect the energy industry positively in the coming years. Among other topics, they will discuss:

  • How blockchain technology can solve current energy efficiency challenges and facilitate a more flexible energy market.

  • What the key benefits are of leveraging blockchain technology in the energy efficiency sector: lower transaction cost, increased transparency, reliability, and security, and much more.

  • How blockchain technology can empower non-energy businesses to generate and sell energy.

  • How global businesses can unlock the potential of blockchain technology for efficient tracking of energy generation and usage.

Sabine Brink Blockchain CoE Lead, Shell
Felipe Requejo Partner, Global Leader – Consulting – Power, Utilities & Renewables, Deloitte
Jemma Green Executive Chairman & Co-founder at Power Ledger
Christoph Frei Partner & Head of Global Energy Transition Alliance at Emerald Technology Ventures