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Drift Offering 'Peer-to-Peer' Power Network in New York Rollout

  • Drift lets customers get power from local wind, solar systems
  • Service will expand into other U.S. markets this year
Photographer: Ken James/Bloomberg

A Seattle-based energy startup is offering consumers and businesses a way to power their homes with energy from their neighbors’ rooftop solar systems, nearby wind farms and other sources of clean electricity.

Drift Marketplace Inc. is rolling out the service now in New York and plans to expand to other markets this year, according to Chief Executive Officer Greg Robinson.