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Aeris' Mohsen Mohseninia spoke of the barriers to offgrid solar inserted by some telecomm groups. Image: Aeris.
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COP26 Spotlight: How AI and IoT applications are helping bring renewables to rural households in Africa and beyond

One of the key messages from COP26 is the need for a fair and just transition that includes people of all economic backgrounds, especially those in rural communities with little or no access to electricity. Current± spoke to Aeris' Mohsen Mohsen Mohseninia and Christopher Baker-Brian from Bboxx about the role of new and emergent technologies in boosting the adoption of off-grid solar.

Image: Energy Web Foundation.

Bridging the gap: Blockchain in the energy sector

Following on from the proof-of-concept demonstration of a blockchain-powered energy web at European Utility Week last month, the Energy Web Foundation’s Andreas Hergesell and Peter Bronski explore the technical considerations surrounding blockchain applications in the energy sector, and the importance of bridging the digital and physical worlds.