Power Ledger launches renewable energy credit marketplace in SE Asia

Power Ledger’s most recent development is a renewable energy certificate marketplace. Blockchain-enabled approaches to advancing the transition to renewable energy sources are making inroads in new regions. On Aug. 25, Australian blockchain firm Power Ledger announced its forthcoming launch of a marketplace for trading renewable energy certificates (RECs) across Thailand and the Southeast Asian region. […]

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Central Bank Digital Currencies and Their Role in the Financial System

What are CBDCs and the risks they possess, and how might they reshape our economies? Central bank digital currencies are a digital representation of a country’s fiat currency. They are effectively a government-issued cryptocurrency designed to replace the traditional, physical form of fiat currencies. The term CBDC is broad because its implementation involves several critical […]

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Major Turkish Terminals Join IBM and Maersk’s Blockchain Shipping Platform

IBM and Maersk’s global blockchain shipping platform continues to onboard major new global partners. TradeLens — the blockchain shipping platform created by IBM and Danish logistics giant Maersk — has signed on a major Turkish-owned international terminals operator. TradeLens is a global supply chain management platform designed for containerized freight and logistics, which was first launched […]

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Thailand’s Central Bank Eyes DeFi Use Cases for Its Digital Baht

Thailand’s central bank assesses the chances of bringing centralized and decentralized together. Thailand’s central bank is looking at smart contracts and decentralized finance (DeFi) implementations for its national digital currency, the digital baht. Vijak Sethaput, senior developer for the Bank of Thailand’s (BoT) central bank digital currency project Inthanon, discussed the country’s CBDC progress in […]

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