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eMotorWerks and LO3 launch EV-charging microgrid project

Enel subsidiary eMotorWerks has partnered with blockchain specialist, and Siemens darling, LO3 Energy, in a project to combine electric vehicle charging stations with microgrids, to facilitate local energy trading. While there is a definite whiff of buzzwords, there’s a lot of substance here, as two of the most prominent companies in their respective fields team up. LO3 has cropped up frequently in our coverage, and it is one of the more advanced blockchain-based energy trading systems. Blockchain makes sense here, as LO3 is essentially trading energy rather than cryptocurrencies, but there’s still an awful lot of skepticism in the market, whenever the b-word gets mentioned. The company will be linking its Exergy trading platform with eMotorWerks’ JuiceNet platform, which is…

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