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DePIN's Glow Up: Incentivizing the Deployment of Solar Farms

Jul 2, 2024 ⋅  19 min read

Glow is a new DePIN protocol that incentivizes the creation of new solar farms that produce high-quality carbon credits. Clean energy is critical to reducing CO2 emissions, a problem exacerbated by the growth in generative AI usage and EV adoption. The current carbon credit system has significant issues driven by a lack of coordination across jurisdictions and unreliable carbon credits. Glow hopes to solve this problem using DePIN principles, game theory, and blockchain infrastructure.

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Dylan is an Enterprise Research Analyst focusing on infrastructure, DePIN, and RWAs. Prior to Messari, Dylan worked as an Analyst on the Digital Assets team at T. Rowe Price and in Crypto Venture Capital. Dylan graduated from Princeton University where he co-founded the Princeton Blockchain Club.

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Dylan is an Enterprise Research Analyst focusing on infrastructure, DePIN, and RWAs. Prior to Messari, Dylan worked as an Analyst on the Digital Assets team at T. Rowe Price and in Crypto Venture Capital. Dylan graduated from Princeton University where he co-founded the Princeton Blockchain Club.