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Power Ledger Expands its Partnership With Japan’s second Largest Energy Retailer

June G. Bauer

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Power Ledger (POWR), the Australian blockchain-based cryptocurrency and energy trading platform has expanded its partnership with Japan’s second largest energy retailer KEPCO. This was announced on Power Ledger’s official website.

This will allow the Japanese electricity company Kansai Electric Power Co Inc (KEPCO) to create and track Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) as well as solar energy trading using Power Ledger’s blockchain.

According to WIKIPEDIA, KEPCO is responsible for 93% of Korea’s electricity generation. The South Korean government owns a 51.11% share of KEPCO. Together with its affiliates and subsidiaries, KEPCO has an installed capacity of 65,383 MW.

Power Ledger is a fast growing tech startup that has developed a world-first blockchain enabled energy trading platform to make energy markets more efficient. Power Ledger’s proprietary software is currently being used in multiple countries including Australia, Thailand, India, Japan and the United States.

Power Ledger was founded in in late 2016 by Jemma Green and Dave Martin, the project launched its pre-sale on 27 August 2017. In three days, over 100 million POWR tokens were sold, with 25% sold in the first hour. An extra 5% of tokens was awarded to every transaction that took place during the pre-sale. Power Ledger raised $17 million AUD during its pre-sale, which ended on 3 September 2017.

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Litewallet Integrates .crypto Domains to Simplify Transactions

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Litewallet Integrates .crypto Domains to Simplify Transactions

The official Litecoin Wallet for Android, “Litewallet” will integrate .crypto blockchain domains. This will allow Litewallet’s users to send cryptocurrencies to human-readable addresses supported by .crypto domains [ex: my-name-is-here.crypto].

This was announced by Unstoppable Domains, a company building blockchain domain names.

The integration with the Litecoin Foundation coincides with Unstoppable Domains’ unveiling of their App Store feature. Within the App Store, Unstoppable Domains users can browse applications across a number of categories that are accessible with their domains. Additionally, developers will have the ability to promote their applications to domain owners — cementing Unstoppable Domains as an all-in-one hub for blockchain applications. Litewallet will be among the first applications featured within the Unstoppable Domains App Store.

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About Litecoin Foundation:

The Litecoin Foundation is a non-profit organization registered in Singapore (Litecoin Foundation Ltd. UEN: 201709179W). Our mission is to advance Litecoin for the good of society by developing and promoting state-of-the-art blockchain technologies.

About Litewallet:

Litewallet was built by and maintained by the Litecoin Foundation. Developers interested in getting involved with future Litewallet development or other LF projects can contact the Foundation below.

About Unstoppable Domains:

Unstoppable Domains is a San Francisco-based company building domains on blockchains. The company is backed by Draper Associates and Boost VC and has received grants from the Ethereum Foundation and the Zilliqa Foundation.

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BNB’s Price Spiked Over 27% Amid Listing Bella Protocol

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Binance’s coin (BNB) price spiked over 27% in the past couple of hours amid listing Bella Protocol (BEL) on Bianace’s LaunchPad. BNB holders will be able to earn and acquire new token rewards in return for staking BNB, BUSD, and ARPA tokens.

BNB coin volumes spiked and the price jumped from $18.49 to $23.59 within few hours.

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BNB coin holders will be able farm BEL tokens over 30 days, starting on September 9th. Binance will then list BEL on September 16th and open trading for BEL/BTC, BEL/BNB, BEL/BUSD, and BEL/USDT trading pairs.

Bella Protocol is a user-friendly Decentralized finance (DeFi) and also an asset management platform with very low transaction fees. They claim that these initiatives will offer a more seamless user experience for DeFi investors.

BEL is an ERC20 token and is the governance token in the Bella ecosystem. The total supply of $BEL is 100,000,000. BEL coin holders will be able to earn profit sharing, get fee discount, staking rewards, and voting power in the Bella ecosystem.

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Flare Network Will Airdrop Spark Tokens For Ripple Holders

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Ripple-backed blockchain platform Flare Network will be distributing 45 Billion Spark tokens to all XRP holders of non-custodial wallets. The air drop is planned take place on December 12th this year.

The Flare’s native token Spark will be generated through a “utility fork” in XRP. XRP holders will receive Spark tokens in 1:1 ration. Meaning there will be 100 billion Spark token in total. while Spark works independently on the Flare Network, it still holds some relation with XRP.

Currently, only four cryptocurrency exchanges (Uphold, Bitrue, Gatehub and Anchorusd) will be supporting the upcoming airdrop. Large exchanges like Binance and Crypto.com have not released any official statements regarding the support of Spark airdrop.

The Flare Network will integrate the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM). This will allow the network to execute smart contracts on Ethereum using the XRP cryptocurrency via FXRP. For smart contracts, payments will happen in XRP through Interledger integrated into Flare. In this case, Spark will help to collateralize the FXRP. All the people using Spark and providing it as collateral will earn fees.

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