Technical brochure
TB 824 WG C5.30

The Role of Blockchain Technologies in Power Markets

Block chain technologies offer an exciting opportunity in decentralised trading systems. Their rise has coincided with power systems becoming more decentralised and a world in which consumers can collectively control quite large energy sources. They offer the opportunity for consumers to trade their power sources and their load effectively with the potential to reduce their energy costs.

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Electricity markets and regulation

This Technical Brochure has been created by a Working Group from the CIGRE Electricity markets and regulation Study Committee which is one of CIGRE's 16 domains of work.
Analysis of the impacts on the planning and operation of electric power systems of different market approaches and solutions; and of new structures, institutions, actors and stakeholders. The role of competition and regulation in improving end-to-end efficiency of the electric power system.

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