Blockchain in Energy: Decentralization and Sector Coupling

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BerChain e.V, Berlin Partner and Elia Group online event about blockchain and its transformative role in energy and mobility.

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Blockchain in Energy: Decentralization and Sector Coupling is a half-day online event providing an overview of blockchain and its transformative role in the energy sector and how the technology contributes to integrating electric vehicles. BerChain e.V, Berlin Partner and Elia Group teamed up to bring together key players to present and discuss the existing blockchain-related use-cases as well as to inspire with decentralized visions of two key industries.

Join our event and get connected with energy and automotive enthusiasts as well as blockchain experts.

The half-day online event will offer the opportunity of a networking session with our high-profile speakers parallel to its program.

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9:30-10:00 Welcome Session by BerChain e.V, Elia Group, Berlin Partner

10:00-12:00 Session 1

10:00 - 10:15 Presentation on Green Tracking for P2P Trading

Jonathan Waldenfels, Product Lead at Energy Web

10:15 - 10:30 Presentation on P2P Energy Trading

Dr. Richard Lohwasser, CEO at Lition

10:30 - 10:45 Presentation of P2P Trading Use Case from Vienna

Sebastian Becker, Business Development Advisor at Riddle & Code

10:45 - 11:00 Presentation of Carbon Block Project

Gunther Walden, CEO and Co-Founder at CircularTree

11:00 - 12:00 Q&A round + Panel discussion

Moderation: Mariane Quint (Berlin Partner) & Kai Schmied (Elia Group)


Jonathan Waldenfels

Dr. Richard Lohwasser

Sebastian Becker

Gunther Walden

Torsten Dahmen, Senior Innovation Manager Industry Automation & Electrification at E.ON Innovation

Cristina Mata Yandiola, European Representative at Power Ledger

12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break

12:30-13:00 p.m. Networking session (TBC)

13:30-15:30 Session 2

13:40 - 13:55 Introduction and Presentation to the theme: Digital Identities and Blockchain, Machine - Identities

Jens Strüker Professor of Information Systems and Digital Energy Management at the University of Bayreuth

13:55 - 14:10 Mobility as a Service and the potential of grid services from vehicles

Harry Behrens CTO at Power&Mobility and Kai Schmied, Innovation Manager at Elia Group

14:10 - 14:25 Blockchain Machine Identity Ledger

Sara Mamel, Digital Innovation, Blockchain and AI at German Energy Agency

14:25 - 14:40 Presentation Tokenmodel EnBW + Hands-on DID & VC

Christian Sander, Lead Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technologies bei EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG

14:40 - 15:30 Q&A round + Panel discussion

Moderation: Ricardo Garcia (BerChain) & Amira Gutmann-Trieb (Berlin Partner)


Dr. Harry Behrens

Sara Mamel

Christian Sandner

15:30 - 16:00 Concluding remarks and good-bye

by BerChain

About BerChain

BerChain is a member-led, non-profit association, connecting and promoting the thriving blockchain ecosystem and community in Berlin through collaboration, events, and activities around the topic of blockchain, positioning Berlin as the Blockchain capital.

About Elia Group

Elia Group is an electricity transmission system operator (TSO) ensuring that production and consumption are balanced around the clock, supplying 30 million end users with electricity. With subsidiaries in Belgium (Elia) and northeast Germany (50Hertz), Elia Group develops, maintains, and operates 19,271 km of high-voltage network and is one of Europe’s top five TSOs. With a reliability level of 99.99%, we give society a robust power grid, which is important for socio-economic prosperity.

Elia Group aspires to be a catalyst for a successful energy transition towards a reliable, sustainable, and affordable energy system. By expanding international high-voltage connections and integrating ever-increasing amounts of renewable energy production, Elia Group promotes both the integration of the European energy market and the decarbonization of our society. Elia Group is also innovating its operational systems and developing market products so that new technologies and market parties can access our grid, thus making the energy transition happen.

About Berlin Partner

Business and technology support for companies, investors and scientific institutions in Berlin – this is Berlin Partner‘s mission. With customized services and an excellent science and research network, our experts provide an outstanding range of programs to help companies launch, innovate, expand and secure their economic future in Berlin.

About Berlin Partner: Energy Technology Cluster

When it comes to energy technology, the capital region Berlin-Brandenburg is home to more than 6,500 businesses. A professional cluster management team supports companies and research organizations to develop and implement innovative projects contributing to an energy system mainly based on decentralized and renewable power generation in an increasingly digitized environment.

Event funded by the State of Berlin and the European Regional Development Fund through the Investitionsbank Berlin

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BerChain is a member-led non profit promoting and connecting the thriving Berlin blockchain ecosystem. We organize events, facilitate connections and promote the diversity and wealth of the companies, projects and innovations happening in the blockchain capital of the world.

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