Blockchain-Based Systems for the Modern Energy Grid

  • 6h 13m
  • Balamurugan Balusamy, Jens Bo Holm-Nielsen, Rajesh Kumar Dhanaraj, Sanjeevikumar Padmanaban, Sathya Krishnamoorthi
  • Elsevier Science and Technology Books, Inc.
  • 2022

Blockchain-Based Systems for a Paradigm Shift in the Energy Grid explores the technologies and tools to utilize blockchain for energy grids and assists professionals and researchers to find alternative solutions for the future of the energy sector.

The focus of this globally edited book is on the application of blockchain technology and the balance between supply and demand for energy and where it is achievable. Looking at the integration of blockchain and how it will make the network resistant to any failure in sub-components, this book has very clearly explores the areas of energy sector that need in-depth study of Blockchain for expanding energy markets. Meeting the demands of energy by local trading, verifying use of green energy certificates and providing a greater understanding of smart energy grids and Blockchain use cases.

Exhaustively exploring the use of Blockchain for energy, this reference useful for all those in the energy industry looking to avoid disruption in the grid and sustain and control successful flow of electricity.

  • Methods and techniques of Blockchain-based trading and payments are included
  • Provides process diagrams in techniques and balancing demand and supply
  • Internet of Energy and its architecture for the future energy sector is explained

About the Author

Padmanaban Sanjeevikumar is a Full Professor in Electrical Power Engineering with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, and Cybernetics, University of South-Eastern Norway, Norway. He has over a decade of academic and teaching experience, including Associate/Assistant Professorships at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa (2016-2018), Aalborg University, Denmark (2018-2021) and the CTIF Global Capsule Laboratory at Aarhus University, Denmark (2021-present). Prof. Sanjeevikumar received a lifetime achievement award from Marquis Who’s Who - USA 2017 for contributing to power electronics and renewable energy research, and was listed among the world’s top 2% of scientists by Stanford University, USA in 2019.

Dr. Dhanaraj holds a PhD in Information and Communication Engineering by Anna University, Chennai, India. His research and publication interests include cyber-physical systems, wireless sensor networks, and cloud computing. He is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a member of the Computer Science Teacher Association (CSTA) and of the International Association of Engineers (IAENG). He is an Expert Advisory Panel Member of Texas Instruments Inc. (USA), and an Associate Editor of International Journal of Pervasive Computing and Communications (Emerald Publishing).

Jens Bo Holm-Nielsen currently works at the Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University and Head of the Esbjerg Energy Section. On this research, activities established the Center for Bioenergy and Green Engineering in 2009 and serve as the Head of the research group. He has vast experience in the field of Bio-refinery concepts and Biogas production–Anaerobic Digestion. Implementation projects of Bio-energy systems in Denmark with provinces and European states. He served as the technical advisory for many industries in this field. He has executed many large scale European Union and United Nation projects in research aspects of Bioenergy, bio refinery processes, the full chain of biogas and Green Engineering. He has authored more than 100 scientific papers. He was a member on invitation with various capacities in the committee for over 250 various international conferences. Focus areas Renewable Energy - Sustainability - Green jobs for all.

Ms. Sathya Krishnamoorthi completed her B. Tech (IT), M. Tech (Information and cyberwarfare) in Department of Information Technology, the Kongu Engineering College (KEC), Tamilnadu, India. She is pursuing her PhD (Information and Communication Engineering) in Network security. Presently she is working as an assistant professor in the department of CT/UG the KEC for the past 4 years. Her area of interest includes Network Security, Computer networks. She had published over 12 articles in cryptography and network security. Her research area focused on cryptography, blockchain, network security.

Dr Balamurugan Balusamy is currently working as an Associate Dean Student in Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence , Delhi-NCR. His Academic degrees and years of experience working as a Faculty dean in a global University like VIT University, Vellore has made him more receptive and prominent in his domain. He has served up to the position of Associate Professor in his stint of 15 years of experience with VIT University, Vellore. He had completed his Bachelors, Masters and PhD Degrees from Top premier institutions from India. He has published 80+ books on various technologies. He has several top-notch conferences in his resume and has published over 200 articles in quality journals, conference and books. He serves in the advisory committee for several start-ups and forums and does consultancy work for industry on Industrial IOT. He has given over many talks in various events and symposium.

In this Book

  • Introduction—Blockchain and Smart Grid
  • An Introduction to Blockchain Technology, Smart Energy Grids, and Their Integration
  • Transformation of Smart Grid to Internet of Energy
  • Blockchain for Energy Transactions
  • Wireless Communications in Energy Grid
  • Blockchain in Internet of Entities - Issues and Challenges
  • Blockchain-Based Security for Internet of Everything
  • Blockchain Utility in Renewable Energy
  • Impact of Blockchain-IoE on Economy
  • Decentralized Platform for Energy Exchange: A Case Study
  • Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading with Blockchain: A Case Study
  • Blockchain-Enabled Electric Vehicle Charging
  • Blockchain-based Systems for Modern Energy Grid: A Detailed View on Significant Applications of Blockchain for the Smart Grid
  • Privacy-Preserving in Smart Grids using Ethereum and Hyperledger Blockchain
  • Blockchain in Monitoring and Automation of Distribution Systems
  • Blockchain-Enabled Energy Sector Management