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Blockchain-manged energy grid to be tested in Fukushima

The bitcoin technology could help households share electricity

Blockchain, the core technology behind bitcoin, will manage data in the demonstration test for a new era's "smart grid".

TOKYO -- Call it Fukushimacoin.

Six and a half years after the earthquake and tsunami that devastated the prefecture and triggered three nuclear meltdowns, preparations are underway to test a blockchain-enabled "smart grid."

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