Blockchain: The potential to disrupt power and the consumer
Ben Bishop, Digital Innovation Specialist, Siemens; Rich Meszaros, Managing Director, Accenture Digital; Sam Salisbury, Innovations Director, Labs, Centrica; Hervé Touati, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Web Foundation; Eduard Sala de Vedruna, Executive Director, Global Power & Renewables, Energy, IHS Markit. Blockchain holds great promise for transforming and democratizing the power distribution system of the future. Can this technology move to scale in developed economies? What is the potential to drive change in emerging economies where an established power system is not available? Will blockchain evolve to distribute power effectively on a peer to peer basis? Will blockchain realize its potential to disrupt incumbent retail energy models?