Types > Protocol (11 to 16 of 16)

Plastic Bank

Market statusOn the market
TypesToken, Protocol, Blockchain • Token (plastic currency), Protocol (LinuxOne), Blockchain (Hyperledger Fabric)
Action (Smart Contract)?Yes
ApplicationCreates secure asset-backed rewards (plastic currency) to underpin the exchange of plastic waste for goods; plastic brought to established recycling centers can be exchanged for digital tokens that enable "recycling entrepreneurs" from amongst the world's poorest communities to clean up plastic waste in return for goods
Traits (blockchain)Fabric is the first distributed ledger platform by IBM to support smart contracts authored in general-purpose programming languages
Date/TimelineSet up in 2013; Operations in Haiti launched in 2015, following pilots in Peru and Colombia
Source URL #1www.plasticbank.org
Source URL #2www.ibm.com • Verified 200 OK


SummaryPilot at Ben & Jerry's Scoop Store in London
Market statusOn the market
TypesToken, Protocol, Blockchain • Token (Ocean Token), Protocol (Stellar Concensus Protocol), Blockchain (Stellar)
StatusPublic • Stellar (Public)
Action (Smart Contract)?Yes • For the first time, can transact grams of carbon credits (focusing on individual customers)
ApplicationWhen a customer buys a scoop of ice cream, B&J will automatically pay a penny by buying Ocean Token to counterbalance the carbon in the cone, and the casheir will additionally ask if a customer wants to donate another penny.
Attributes (token)Tradable tokens are linked to projects which offset the GHGs created by their business operations. This specific pilot project has conserved an area in Peruvian Amazon.
Traits (blockchain)Very energy efficient: The platform enables 1000+ transactions per second; 0.03Wh energy per transanction (Bitcoin takes 634,000 Wh per transaction); 0.000015kg CO2 per transaction (Bitcoin = 310.75kg)
Date/TimelinePilot started in May 2018
NotesAlso ongoing partnership with Liverpool City Council to make the city cliamte-positive
Source URL #1poseidon.eco • Verified 200 OK

Power Ledger

Market statusOn the market
TypesApp, Token, Protocol, Blockchain • Token (POWR and Sparkz), Blockchain (Ethereum), Protocol (Oracle), App (FuseBox)
Action (Smart Contract)?Yes
ApplicationAllows peer-to-peer trading of solar energy, microgrid trading, electric vehicle settlement, and asset germination and virtual power plants
Attributes (token)POWR tokens are bought and exchanged to Sparkz; Sparkz are tradable (price fixed to local government’s fiat currency and cost of power)
Date/TimelineToken Sale: August 2017; Trial launch in Bangkok: August 2018
Source URL #1www.powerledger.io


Market statusUnder development
TypesProtocol • Protocol (Sovrin Network), Token
StatusHybrid • Hyperledger Indy (hybrid)
Action (Smart Contract)?No
ApplicationPlatform to issue and verify Digitial IDs to mimic the "issuer" and "verifier" system of physical IDs

Swarm - Market Access Protocol (MAP)

Action (Smart Contract)?No
Attributes (token)TheArtToken (TAT), which represents fractional ownership of a collection of Post War & Contemporary Art managed by the experts at Fine Art Digital
NotesSwarm is a non-profit providing open infrastructure for the creation, issuance, and trading of digital securities. Asset owners and fund managers can issue security tokens using Swarm’s technology with no fees, facilitating access to fractional ownership in formerly exclusive asset classes like real estate funds and private equity. Swarm empowers investors to invest alongside others, forming a Swarm that collectively meets minimum funding requirements to participate in these investment opportunities, also with no fees. Swarm has created Market Access Protocol, an open source, decentralized system for the safe and compliant purchase and transfer of digital securities within and across blockchains.
Source URL #1www.swarm.fund • Verified 200 OK


SummaryGovernment-backed trial at Hackney's Banister House Estate
Market statusOn the market
TypesToken, Protocol, Blockchain • Token (VLUX Token), Protocol (Oracles), Blockchain (Ethereum-based Verv Renewable Energy Trading platform)
StatusPublic • Verv Renewable Energy Trading Platform (Public)
Action (Smart Contract)?No
ApplicationRenewable energy trading
Traits (blockchain)AI based smart hub combines machine learning functionality with blockchain, and batteries in communal areas; hence the platform is able to calculate the energy demand profile of homes and determine the solar energy supply in each battery and allocate energy to residents based on their needs
Date/TimelineFirst trade on April 11, 2018
Source URL #1vlux.io • Verified 200 OK