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The Energizer – Volume 103
K&L Gates Blockchain Energizer – Volume 17

The Energizer – Volume 103

By: Buck B. EndemannMolly K. BarkerMatthew P. ClarkNathan C. HoweNatalie J. ReidMaeve C. TibbettsDavid Wang

There is a lot of buzz around clean technology, distributed energy resources (DERs), microgrids, and other technological innovations in the renewable energy and clean transport industries and how these developments can contribute to solving longstanding environmental justice issues. As these innovations develop, energy markets will undergo substantial changes to which consumers and industry participants alike will need to adapt and leverage. Every other week, K&L Gates’ The Energizer will highlight emerging issues or stories relating to the use of DERs, energy storage, emerging technologies, hydrogen, and other innovations driving the energy industry forward.


  • FERC Initiates Rulemaking Aimed at Helping New Electric Generation Facilities Connect to the Grid
  • FERC Announces Two Proposed Rules Aimed at Improving Power System Resiliency against Extreme Weather
  • The U.S. Department of Energy Awards US$57.9 Million to Clean Energy and Emissions Reduction Projects Targeting Manufacturing Sector

K&L Gates Blockchain Energizer – Volume 17

By Molly Suda, Buck B. Endemann, and Ben Tejblum

There is a lot of buzz around blockchain technology and its potential to revolutionize a wide range of industries from finance and health care to real estate and supply chain management. Reports estimate that over $1.4 billion was invested in blockchain startups in 2016 alone, and many institutions and companies are forming partnerships to explore how blockchain ledgers and smart contracts can be deployed to manage and share data, create transactional efficiencies, and reduce costs.

While virtual currencies and blockchain technology in the financial services industry have been the subject of significant debate and discussion, blockchain applications that could transform the energy industry have received comparatively less attention. Every other week, K&L Gates Blockchain Energizer will highlight emerging issues or stories relating to the use of blockchain technology in the energy space. To subscribe to the Blockchain Energizer newsletter, please click here.


  • Energy Web Foundation Launches Public Test of Its Energy Blockchain Network
  • Pilot Project Launches to Use Energy Storage and Blockchain to Balance the Grid
  • At COP 23, the Climate Ledger Initiative Focuses on How Blockchain Can Support Paris Agreement
  • Blockchain Platform for Commodities Trading Under Development

To view more information on theses topics in Volume 17 of the Blockchain Energizer, click here.

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