The Amsterdam based Vandebron, which translates to “from the source,” provides a direct marketplace between local farms generating clean power and local homeowners and businesses looking for a low cost, no fuss renewable energy source. (…)
UK startup Open Utility is attempting to pull off a similar program in a more complicated environment.
While Vandebron manages to cut utilities out of the equation entirely, Open Utility, which plans to launch its pilot program this summer will partner with a to-be-determined utility company to underwrite and facilitate energy transactions. Like Vandebron, Open Utility will pair energy consumers with local producers.” http://magazine.good.is/articles/electricity-power-p2p-sharing-economy