Blockchain-based Microgrid

2021-11-20T02:06:39+01:00December 11th, 2018|

This research project is part of the lighthouse project of the Bundesamt für Energy (Federal Ministry for Energy) ”Quartierstrom” (German for district power). We are building a decentralized electricity market where solar energy can be sold from neighbour to neighbour using blockchain technology. To secure future energy supply, [...]

Initial Coin Offerings

2021-11-20T02:07:36+01:00December 1st, 2018|

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are a novel form of funding mechanism that is based on blockchain technology. While ICOs are already the dominating financing paradigm in the blockchain industry, they might also disrupt well-established industries that rely on traditional funding systems. ICOs are a recent phenomenon. [...]

Odometer on the Blockchain

2021-11-20T02:07:49+01:00November 11th, 2018|

Giving people ownership of the data they produce becomes more and more important in times of ever-growing capabilities to collect and analyze data of individuals. In light of this challenge, we show how blockchain technology can enable privacy by presenting an odometer fraud prevention system. [...]