James Eggleston

Senior Analyst, Power Ledger

Blockchain applications and the Electricity Market
Wednesday 23 May 2018 14:00 – 15:15

James Eggleston is a Senior Analyst in the Business Development team at Power Ledger, a Federally funded Doctoral Researcher at CUSP Institute and a Board Member at the Conservation Council of Western Australia (CCWA). At Power Ledger, James works on project implementation of blockchain applications for electricity trading, asset management and asset ownership fractionalisation. At CUSP Institute James’ research is focused on blockchain applications within smart cities and the underpinning utility sectors. At the CCWA James brings to the board expertise in strategic planning for innovations within smart cities and infrastructure at a policy level.

Abstract Outline:
Power Ledger forms the transactional layer in electricity markets, we are the distributed ledger for distributed generation and storage. This presentation will discuss how our blockchain based software applications provides incumbent utilities, retailers and community energy projects the ability to automate meter reading, provenance, invoicing and settlement of electricity use in very short time intervals. Operating in a number of countries at various points within the entire vertically integrated supply chain from consumer to generator, we will showcase how energy trading through blockchain based software has delivered positive financial outcomes for our customers.