In a Digitalis Magazine article titled, "SolarCoin: How Blockchain Is Incentivizing A 5,000 Gigawatt Quest To Save The Planet" by Jacqueline Prause, she states that "Rather than wait for more money to flow into the solar industry, the SolarCoin Foundation is incentivizing solar production for participating households and businesses, one megawatt-hour at a time - and it's using blockchain technology to do it."
The SolarCoin Foundation expects to have one million participants by the end of 2019. This would provide the uplift to bring the value of one coin to between $20 and $30 per megawatt hour. As noted in Scientific American, "For now, the handouts act as a reward - a little token of thanks - to the people who are already doing their part for the environment."
Com-Guard Inc., (www.com-guard.com) Com-Guard, Inc. has been recently focusing on the has announced that it is going to standardize on the Raspberry Pi Development Platforms using Linux based Software and ARM Architecture Hardware to develop low cost and high-performance solutions in the Security and Tracking Markets and is planning on implementing the Blockchain Software on the Raspberry Pi Platform. The company has been a software and hardware developer in the security markets for over 15 years.
Solar Integrated Roofing Corporation (OTCPINK: SIRC) CEO Dave Massey announced an LOI with Com-Guard.com, Inc. to enter the SolarCoin market. "We have been in negotiations with Com-Guard over the past few months," said Massey. "Together, we've been exploring different products utilizing the low-cost Raspberry Pi in the IoT market for connected homes."