Blockchain Smart Contract Technology in Urban Energy Management System

  • Yueguang Jin School of New Generation Information Technology Industry, Shandong Polytechnic, Jinan, China
Keywords: Blockchain technology, energy management system, decentralization, distributed transaction, innovative contract technology, multi-party bidding


Blockchain technology is considered a disruptive technology with real potential for change after steam engines, electricity, and the internet. The regional electricity sales model based on blockchain technology will become an essential breakthrough in innovative city energy management. The thrustless ingenious contract mechanism, the weakly centralized intelligent power energy micro-grid internal competitive energy business model, is based on blockchain technology. Its physical structure includes multiple levels such as the energy use layer, control layer, and functional layer. All transaction entities of the innovative power energy microgrid have an equal status in the blockchain system. The transaction energy includes cold, heat, electricity, gas, etc., and is distributed after bidding through energy routers and competitive trading platforms. This model uses multi-party bidding to optimize the allocation of resources such as cold, heat, and electricity, restores the commodity and financial attributes of energy and dramatically improves the energy efficiency and economic benefits of the power energy microgrid.


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Author Biography

Yueguang Jin, School of New Generation Information Technology Industry, Shandong Polytechnic, Jinan, China

Yueguang Jin received the bachelor’s degree in computer science and technology from Baotou Iron and Steel Institute in 2003, the master’s degree in software engineering from Shandong University in 2008, He is currently working at the School of New Generation Information Technology Industry, Shandong Polytechnic. His research areas include software engineering, cloud computing, big data, and blockchain. He is in charge of Shandong Province Education Science “13th Five-Year Plan” Educational Enrollment Examination Special Project – Educational Measurement and Examination Evaluation Mechanism Research (2020KYB003).


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Renewable Power and Energy Systems