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German Energy Industry Sees Potential in Blockchain Technology

According to reports coming out of the German press, a survey conducted by the Deutsche Energie- Agentur (German Energy Agency) and ESMT Berlin has revealed that many German energy companies already have a Blockchain technology roadmap in place for future implementation.

Seventy industry heads were interviewed in the survey and some 39 per cent of respondents that Blockchain applications in the pipeline while, 13 per cent believed they are ready enough to start testing the technology.

Twenty one per cent of respondents added  that Blockchain was an industry “Game Changer” is another 60 per cent felt it would become a reality in the energy industry in the coming years. 

Dena boss Andreas Kuhlmann called for German politicians to pay more attention to the topic:

“If Germany wants to be a pioneer internationally in the future, we also need to give space to test innovative technologies.”

Blockchain companies in the US such as Transactive Grid and Australia’s Power Ledger are already running trials in Brooklyn, NYC and Perth.

Richard Kasteleinhttps://www.the-blockchain.com
In his 20s, he sailed around the world on small yachts and wrote a series of travel articles called, 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Seas' travelling by hitching rides on yachts (1989) in major travel and yachting publications. He currently lives in Groningen, the Netherlands where he has set down his anchor to raise a family and write. Founder and publisher of industry publication Blockchain News (EST 2015) and director of education company Blockchain Partners (Oracle Partner) – Vancouver native Richard Kastelein is an award-winning publisher, innovation executive and entrepreneur. He has written over 2500 articles on Blockchain technology and startups at Blockchain News and has also published in Harvard Business Review, Venturebeat, Wired, The Guardian and a number of other publications. Kastelein has an Honorary Ph.D. and is Chair Professor of Blockchain at China's first blockchain University in Nanchang at the Jiangxi Ahead Institute software and Technology. He has over a half a decade experience judging and rewarding some 1000+ innovation projects as an EU expert for the European Commission's SME Instrument programme as a startup assessor and as a startup judge for the UK government's Innovate UK division. Kastelein has spoken (keynotes & panels) on Blockchain technology at over 50 events in 30+ cities.
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