May 13, 2021

Powerledger joins Zero Carbon Certification Scheme

Powerledger’s blockchain energy trading software brings flexibility to electricity grids.


  • Australian company Powerledger announced as founding partner in the Zero Carbon Certification Scheme.
  • Powerledger’s blockchain energy trading software brings flexibility to electricity grids.
  • The Smart Energy Council said Powerledger will play a critical role as the grid changes from centralized to distributed. 

Perth, Australia - May 13, 2021: World leading Australian company Powerledger whose software allows consumers and producers to track, trace and trade every kilowatt of energy has become a founding partner in the Smart Energy Council and Hydrogen Australia Zero Carbon Certification Scheme.

Powerledger has developed world-leading blockchain energy trading software that brings resilience and flexibility to electricity grids. 

The technology is helping clients in 11 countries bring new ideas and forms of energy into a modernized grid while driving the democratization of power.

Dr Jemma Green speaks at Smart Energy Council Conference

Powerledger's Co-Founder and Chairman, Dr Jemma Green said the initiative will support the growth of these new industries.

“Powerledger is delighted to be invited to participate in this scheme. Our technology is already being used around the world to support the proliferation of renewable energy and we want to continue to be at the forefront of this innovation in our own backyard,” said Dr Green.

Smart Energy Council Chief Executive John Grimes said Powerledger would play a critical role in the Zero Carbon Certification Scheme, which is a certificate of origin scheme for renewable hydrogen, renewable ammonia and renewable metals.

“Powerledger is one of Australia’s most exciting and innovative companies and the Smart Energy Council is stoked to have them on board,” Mr Grimes said.

“As the grid changes from a centralized to a distributed one, we need to help support the new configuration with a highly agile market - It’s an absolutely critical step in building the industries of the future.”

The German Energy Agency (dena) is an Adviser and Green Hydrogen Catapult,a Partner Initiative for the Zero Carbon Certification Scheme. 

The Ammonia Energy Association is a global industry association that promotes the responsible use of ammonia in a sustainable energy economy. The Green Hydrogen Catapult is a global coalition of seven leading renewable hydrogen companies seeking to accelerate the scale and production of green hydrogen 50-fold in the next six years.

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