A smart grid is a transactive grid.
- Lynne Kiesling
Archive for March, 2021

Tata Power-DDL Rolls Out Peer-to-Peer Solar Energy Trading In Delhi

Courtesy of Power Ledger, a press release on Tata Power-DDL recent trial roll out of live peer-to-peer (P2P) solar energy trading: Highlights The project will bolster India’s rapid adoption of renewable energy; powered by Power Ledger and India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF). Power Ledger’s blockchain-enabled technology facilitates peer-to-peer (P2P) trading of solar power from over 2MW […]

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Water Markets: Not Perfect But Vital To Murray-Darling Basin’s Future

Via The Conversation, an article on use of water markets in the Murray-Darling Basin: Water markets have come in for some bad press lately, fuelled in part by the severe drought of 2019 and resulting high water prices. They have also been the subject of an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission inquiry, whose interim report released last year documented a […]

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About This Blog And Its Authors
Grid Unlocked is powered by two eco-preneurs who analyze and reference articles, reports, and interviews that can help unlock the nascent, complex and expanding linkages between smart meters, smart grids, and above all: smart markets.

Based on decades of experience and interest in conservation, Monty Simus and Jamie Workman believe that a truly “smart” grid must be a “transactive” grid, unshackled from its current status as a so-called “natural monopoly.”

In short, an unlocked grid must adopt and harness the power of markets to incentivize individual users, linked to each other on a large scale, who change consumptive behavior in creative ways that drive efficiency and bring equity to use of the planet's finite and increasingly scarce resources.