Largest Austrian Energy Provider Debuts DLT-Based E-Car Charger

Major Austrian energy provider Wien Energie is exploring the use of DLT for electric car charging stations.

Wien Energie, the largest energy provider in Austria, has announced a charger for electric cars based on distributed ledger technology (DLT) in a press release on March 28.

Per the release, Wien Energie in partnership with blockchain tech firm Riddle & Code are testing an electric vehicle charging station with “integrated secure machine identity” in Vienna. The new machines purportedly aim to provide immutable data interfaces that connect various aspects of the power supply chain, including smart meters, producers and consumers.

In its initial stages, the station will purportedly allow real-time settlement of charging transactions. Once the system is proven, the system will begin to roll out in the last quarter of 2019. The DLT-based chargers will purportedly be part of the research project “Peer 2 Peer im Quartier,” which is funded by the FFG (Austrian Research Promotion Agency), and carried out jointly by Riddle & Code, Wien Energie and the AIT at Viertel Zwei.

Energy companies globally have been experimenting with distributed ledger and blockchain technologies. Earlier this month, major United Kingdom energy company OVO invested in blockchain firm Electron through its recently launched technology division, Kaluza. The investment will purportedly be used for Electron to develop its energy platforms and systems, and its distributed marketplace.

Yesterday, Major United States energy firm Ameren and Canadian software engineering and solutions company Opus One Solutions announced that they will explore the potential use of blockchain technology. Ameren, which currently services around 2.4 million electric and 900,000 gas consumers, will purportedly examine blockchain technology within the context of its clean energy initiative.

COMMENTS

By Readers$type=blogging$cate=2$count=6

Name

Analysis,498,News,2832,Press Releases,338,Sponsored,137,
ltr
item
CryptoNomus: Largest Austrian Energy Provider Debuts DLT-Based E-Car Charger
Largest Austrian Energy Provider Debuts DLT-Based E-Car Charger
https://images.cointelegraph.com/images/528_aHR0cHM6Ly9zMy5jb2ludGVsZWdyYXBoLmNvbS9zdG9yYWdlL3VwbG9hZHMvdmlldy9iN2ZhNThmNWI5Y2U1ODMxOWE4YTUyMjk2Y2Q0MTZiNS5qcGc=.jpg
CryptoNomus
https://www.cryptonom.us/2019/03/largest-austrian-energy-provider-debuts.html
https://www.cryptonom.us/
https://www.cryptonom.us/
https://www.cryptonom.us/2019/03/largest-austrian-energy-provider-debuts.html
true
4884201149675661183
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share. STEP 2: Click the link you shared to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy