Clean energy advocates say the Midwest needs to change how it plans — and pays for — transmission projects.
Utilities continue to test promising uses for the digital ledger software despite caution and lack of widespread knowledge.
A recent survey suggests customers are open to alternative rates, and many think they already participate in them.
The Illinois utility has partnered with a California company called Xage to test out its blockchain-based software.
The project will provide hands-on experience for students and first responders while testing renewable energy potential in the coal-heavy region