PJM to test blockchain trading for renewables; Ohio group warns residents about door-to-door ‘scam’

Blockchain trading for renewables to get test at PJM. PJM Interconnection, the nation’s largest regional competitive wholesale power market, and the Energy Web Foundation are working on a digital ledger system for a pilot program testing blockchain for renewable energy trading. It is anticipated that the pilot program, expected to get under way early next year, will demonstrate the system makes transactions faster and less expensive.

Ohio officials warn residents about door-to-door ‘scam.’ Officials with an Ohio social services agency are warning area residents about door-to-door utilities marketers that they believe are scammers. HARCATUS Family Support received an anonymous call that people were knocking on doors asking residents to let them see their utility bills to confirm that they have received their $50 gift card credit. “We consider it to be a scam. Please do not give personal information of any kind to strangers who cannot properly identify themselves,” said Michele Lucas, the group’s community services director.

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