Solution VIII: Renewable energy mini-grids providing services to the main grid

Emerging mini-grid solutions (not only providing energy access in remote areas but also connected to the main grid) can both operate independently and provide grid flexibility when connected to the main grid. Peer-to-peer electricity solutions are emerging inside the mini-grids, providing consumers and prosumers with a marketplace to trade electricity without the need for a retailer. Blockchain technology has the potential to be a game changer in this peer-to-peer trading, replacing the middleman. Read more

Impact of mini-grids