Posts tagged as blockchain

Blockchain’s role in an energy revolution

The international energy industry is about to go through another major revolution. Blockchain will change the way energy systems operate, offering new ways for private financiers to invest in distributed energy generation with a low-cost, secure payment mechanism. Speaking at the recent South African National Energy Association’s (SANEA’s) Energy Rendezvous event, PwC’s Paul Mitchell said […]

GIS platform to integrate blockchain

Geospatial Corporation will be integrating blockchain technology (the software behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency) with GeoUnderground, providing a cloud-based locational software platform allowing energy companies a secure way to manage contracts, assure provenance and track asset maintenance. The integration will allow the company to provide a seamless sharing of constantly updated locational data, status of […]

Spammers cash in on blockchain euphoria

  While cryptocurrency holders search for new investment opportunities and ways to increase their savings, this new tends has not passed by the cyber criminals. Multiple blockchain-themed fraud schemes exploiting the hype around the technology have been spotted recently, according to Kaspersky Lab’s “Spam and Phishing in Q3 2017” report. For several months, spammers have […]

Past performance is no guarantee of future success

The World Energy Council released its 2017 Annual Report recently. The report, sub-titled “The energy transition: How innovation is driving change”, considers information from 17 industry leaders from a number of countries from South America to the Middle East. It concludes that new technologies will introduce dramatic changes to the energy sectors of both developed […]