Publication T1.1.1_Blockchain4Prosumers a comparison of alternatives.

THE WAY IT OPERATES. The increasing amount of renewable energy sources in the energy system calls for new market approaches to price and distribute the volatile and decentralized generation. Local energy markets, on which consumers and prosumers can trade locally produced renewable generation directly within their community, balance generation and consumption locally in a decentralized approach (Mengelkamp et al., 2018; Saxena et al., 2019).