Blockchain & the Power Consumer: Myth or reality?
Hervé Touati, Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer, Energy Web Foundation; Ben Bishop, Digital Innovation Specialist, Siemens; Dr. Sam Salisbury, Centrica Innovations Director, Labs Centrica; Rich Meszaros, Managing Director, Accenture Digital, Accenture in a discussion moderated by 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?