The case for a blockchain based market of energy neighbours

Our upcoming paper published in the May edition of the International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, in collaboration with the Monash Energy Institute, makes the case for for peer-to-peer (P2P) energy trading in a decentralised grid. The paper particularly explores the issues of trust and privacy in blockchain-based energy trading. It proposes methods to incentivise nearby houses to anonymously trade energy to reduce the grid transmission costs, without having to reveal their identity.

The paper was recently covered in an article by

A separate news article at Industry Update was published on the paper.

Paper reference

M. Khorasany, A. Dorri, R. Razzaghi, R. Jurdak, Lightweight Blockchain Framework for Location-aware Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading,  International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, October, 2020, Volume 127, 2021, ISSN 0142-0615, (


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