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Bitcoin mining
Business
Renewables
Publicly-Traded Bitcoin Miner Runs on 100% Renewable Energy, Audit Confirms
A report from CarbonChain shows that Gryphon Digital Assets is mining bitcoin with hydroelectric power, producing zero carbon emissions.
by Frank Corva
9 days ago
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Clean Energy
News
Genesis Digital Assets
Genesis Digital Assets Leverages Renewables to Increase Bitcoin Mining Capacity at New Texas Facility
The global bitcoin mining company will harness wind and solar energy from West Texas to expand its operations.
by Frank Corva
10 days ago
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Opinion
Business
energy consumption
Addressing More Bitcoin Energy FUD By Showing The Mirror
A metric posed as a criticism of Bitcoin actually shows extreme energy usage in one example of a legacy company.
by Mike Hobart
60 days ago
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Terahash.energy GmbH
Energy
Business
130-Year-Old German Bank Partners With Bitcoin Consulting Firm for Innovative Offerings
The partnership also extends to the planning of the 2nd Bitcoin Forum in Ingolstadt, Germany.
by Nik Hoffman
74 days ago
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Machankura
Alex Gladstein
Energy
Stranded: How Bitcoin is Saving Wasted Energy and Expanding Financial Freedom in Africa
Hundreds of millions of Africans face two problems holding them back from progress: 600 million lack electricity, while virtually all 1.4 billion people on the continent lack high-quality currency. Compare this to the US, Northern Europe, or Japan, where nearly everyone has access to consistent, ...
by Alex Gladstein
81 days ago
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Culture
Hydroelectricity
Green energy
A Shift To Renewables Will Optimize Bitcoin Mining
A renewable energy mix of solar, wind and hydropower will improve bitcoin mining profitability while helping efforts to combat climate change.
by Jerry Usman
82 days ago
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Renewable Energy
Green energy
Business
Bitcoin Is A Net Benefit To The Environment
Bitcoin mining incentivizes energy usage that is better for the environment by easing the transition from fossil fuels to wind and solar energy.
by Bitcoin Magazine
82 days ago
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Feature
Renewable Energy
cars
Mining Bitcoin With Energy Stored In Waste Tires
PRTI has discovered a way to demanufacture old car tires, turning them into sources of energy, some of which is then used to mine bitcoin on-site.
by Craig Deutsch
83 days ago
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Renewables
Green energy
Nuclear power
How Bitcoin Will Help Solve the Climate Crisis
The Bitcoin network is more efficient compared to our current financial system, so any concerns about its energy use are completely unfounded.
by Siby Suriyan
83 days ago
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wind
Business
Green energy
Bitcoin’s Energy Use is a Feature Not a Bug
Bitcoin incentivizes energy innovations whereas proof-of-stake results in exacerbated inequality since the more money you have, the more money you get.
by Mickey Koss
83 days ago
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Culture
electricity
Energy
Bitcoin Is A Green Energy Battery For Wasted Electricity
Bitcoin converts wasted energy into a different kind of battery for a more sustainable future. The battery of human time, effort and ingenuity: money.
by Mickey Koss
83 days ago
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Green energy
Culture
Renewables
Bitcoin Helps Us Overcome Probability-Based Energy Systems
Variable energy productions as a result of weather are guarantees of downtime and wasted money — so why incentivize them?
by Mickey Koss
83 days ago
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Culture
Energy
Opinion
Bitcoin’s Energy Revolution Could Happen Sooner Than We Think
Satoshi Nakamoto intended to create a monetary revolution with the invention of bitcoin, but his other unstated revolution may occur first in the energy sector.
by Kent Halliburton
83 days ago
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Podcast
Nuclear power
Bitcoin Bottom Line
Quality Of Life Is Defined By Energy Use
Harry Sudock of Griid qualifies Bitcoin as a responsible use of energy and shares his perspective on the benefits of bitcoin mining for rural areas.
by Bitcoin Magazine
83 days ago
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OTEC
Business
Podcast
Discussing How Bitcoin Can Unlock Thermal Energy From The Ocean
A conversation about Level39’s recent article about using thermal energy from the ocean to generate electricity and mine bitcoin with the excess.
by Bitcoin Magazine
83 days ago
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Energy
Business
ESG
The World Of Tomorrow: Seven Trends In Bitcoin Mining And Energy
Bitcoin could enable humanity to take the next step in energy production and usage through the capabilities it unlocks.
by Ruda Pellini
83 days ago
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Fossil Fuel
Opinion
Bitcoin
A Most Ridiculous World : The Politicization Of Energy
For over a decade the sources of energy production have become highly politicized to the detriment of the average citizen and energy consumer.
by Mike Hobart
83 days ago
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Energy
Marty's Bent
Bitcoin mining
Bitcoin Will Use Energy And It Doesn’t Need To Be Renewables
Energy usage is not something from which we should shy away. Bitcoin miners are already doing the hard work that is making the world a better place.
by Marty Bent
83 days ago
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Opinion
Green energy
Marty's Bent
It Is Time To Turn The Tables On The Bitcoin Environmental Debate
Bitcoin’s infamous energy criticism is misguided as mounting research shows the exact opposite of those claims are true.
by Marie Poteriaieva
83 days ago
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Housing
architecture
Green energy
How Incorporating Bitcoin Into Architecture Could Revolutionize Sustainable Living
A case study on how Bitcoin could be utilized in a modern energy efficient, renewable-powered dwelling.
by Makoto Shibuya
83 days ago
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News
Bitcoin (BTC)
Bitcoin mining
Study Reveals Bitcoin Mining as a Catalyst for Renewable Energy Growth and Flexible Load Systems
A recently published working paper, collaboratively authored by industry experts, examines the critical influence of bitcoin mining in promoting worldwide clean energy efforts and stabilizing electricity grids. This paper probes into the utility of mining as a flexible and versatile instrument for large-scale demand response in industries and harnessing unused energy resources. Working Paper Highlights […]
by Jamie Redman
83 days ago
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Solar
Bitcoin Mining Council
Mining
Canaan Announces New ASIC Miner Along With Company Standards For Green Bitcoin Mining
ASIC manufacturer, Canaan, announced a brand new mining machine in addition to green mining standards about energy, mining and infrastructure.
by Craig Deutsch
83 days ago
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Hydroelectricity
Coinshares
hash power
Study: 74 Percent of Bitcoin Mining Powered With Renewable Energy
According to CoinShares’ latest biannual mining report, the vast majority of bitcoin mining power comes from renewable energy sources.
by Colin Harper
83 days ago
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Podcast
Nuclear power
Bitcoin Bottom Line
Quality Of Life Is Defined By Energy Use
Harry Sudock of Griid qualifies Bitcoin as a responsible use of energy and shares his perspective on the benefits of bitcoin mining for rural areas.
by Bitcoin Magazine
83 days ago
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Feature
Markets
Miners
The Future Of Energy Markets According To Bitcoin Miners
Bitcoin 2022 offered us a glimpse into bitcoin miners’ crystal ball, as they discussed how the industry will impact the energy grid.
by Zack Voell
83 days ago
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Culture
Time
Opinion
Debunking Bitcoin Misconceptions: It’s Not Stored Time, Energy Or Violence
Metaphors and analogies are critical for helping newbies understand Bitcoin, but they are dangerous when taken too far.
by Stephan Livera
83 days ago
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Renewables
Green energy
Nuclear power
How Bitcoin Will Help Solve the Climate Crisis
The Bitcoin network is more efficient compared to our current financial system, so any concerns about its energy use are completely unfounded.
by Siby Suriyan
83 days ago
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energy consumption
Bitcoin mining
Climate change
White House To Craft Bitcoin Mining Policy Addressing Energy Use: Report
The Biden administration is reportedly crafting policies intended to lower energy consumption and emissions from bitcoin mining.
by Shawn Amick
83 days ago
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Renewable Energy
Bitcoin mining
New York
New York State To Place Moratorium On Non-Renewable Bitcoin Mining
New York’s Senate just voted to place a two-year moratorium on the bitcoin mining industry preventing new applications and renewals for carbon-based mining.
by Shawn Amick
83 days ago
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Bitcoin mining
Bitcoin
News
Bitcoin Miner Marathon Digital Eyes 199,000 Miners, Holds over 9,000 BTC
Marathon Digital Holdings announced its April 2022 mining production updates noting over 9,000 BTC held in reserves and plans for a total mining fleet of 199,000.
by Shawn Amick
83 days ago
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Business
Renewable Energy
CleanSpark
Bitcoin Miner CleanSpark Raises $35 Million In Financing From Trinity Capital
CleanSpark closed a $35 million, non-dilutive financing deal by collateralizing over 3,000 miners with a 9.9% interest rate to fuel growth expenditures.
by Shawn Amick
83 days ago
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Sustainable Bitcoin Standard
CleanSpark
Business
Bitcoin Miner CleanSpark Gains Proof Of Renewable Mining In New Partnership
CleanSpark partnered with Sustainable Bitcoin Standard to deliver certificates authenticating that bitcoin was mined with renewable energy.
by Shawn Amick
83 days ago
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Bitcoin Payments
Bitcoin
News
Bitcoin Is ‘A Liquid Alternative To Cash’ Says Elon Musk’s Tesla
In a recent SEC filing, Tesla explained bitcoin’s liquidity use case while outlining its “long-term potential.”
by Shawn Amick
83 days ago
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Energy
Business
ESG
The World Of Tomorrow: Seven Trends In Bitcoin Mining And Energy
Bitcoin could enable humanity to take the next step in energy production and usage through the capabilities it unlocks.
by Ruda Pellini
83 days ago
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Flared Gas
Energy
Opinion
Making Methane Reduction Profitable: The Story of DenverBitcoin
Find out how DenverBitcoin’s previous exposure to the oil and gas industry led him to see the potential for waste reduction while participating in the bitcoin mining industry.
by Robert Warren
83 days ago
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Energy
energy waste
Mining
Bitcoin Miners Are The Dung Beetles Of The Energy Sector
Miners will consume every last drop of wasted energy available, because they’re incentivized to do so.
by Robert Warren
83 days ago
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Legal
Politics
Biden Administration
Biden Administration Targets Bitcoin Mining In New Report
While the report didn’t create any new regulations, it still serves as a foreboding message to bitcoin miners.
by Robert Hall
83 days ago
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Solar
Culture
Adoption
Bringing Renewable Energy to the World Using Blockchain Technology
ImpactPPA has already been working in the traditional renewable energy space for over 10 years. Now it is now ready to deploy with a blockchain component.
by Rebecca Campbell
83 days ago
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Business
Renewable
Energy
Bitcoin Is Not Dirty: It Is Radically Green
A common misconception, bitcoin is not a drain on the environment but an incentive for ever-increasing energy efficiency.
by Nima Tabatabai
83 days ago
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Digital Power Network
News
Chamber of digital commerce
Over 50% of US Bitcoin Miners to Back New Policy Group
The Digital Power Network's mission is to advocate for Bitcoin mining and drive forward productive energy policy.
by Nik Hoffman
83 days ago
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Business
Nodal Power
News
Nodal Power Secures $13 Million Seed Round To Drive Renewable Energy Transformation At Landfills
Nodal Power secures $13 million to cut landfill methane, generate renewable energy, and power innovative data centers.
by Nik Hoffman
83 days ago
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Bitcoin
Digital Energy Council
Business
Digital Energy Council Launches Championing Synergy Between Energy and Bitcoin & Crypto Mining
The non-profit advocacy group aims to promote responsible energy development, grid resilience, and economic growth through Bitcoin and crypto mining.
by Nik Hoffman
83 days ago
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Satoshi Energy
Business
Raise
Satoshi Energy Raises 60 BTC To Power Bitcoin With Renewable Energy
The company improves the performance of renewable energy facilities with bitcoin miners.
by Namcios
83 days ago
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Mining
Business
hydroelectric power
One Of The Oldest Hydro-Power Stations In The U.S. Is Mining Bitcoin
An old hydro-power station in the U.S. has started mining bitcoin to make three times as much money as selling the energy.
by Namcios
83 days ago
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Power grid
News
Japan
Japan’s Largest Power Company, TEPCO, To Mine Bitcoin With Excess Energy
TEPCO Power Grid is deploying bitcoin mining operations across Japan in a partnership with a local semiconductor company to capitalize on excess power.
by Namcios
83 days ago
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News
Energy
Markets
Congress Announces Hearing On Bitcoin’s Energy Use
The Bitcoin Policy Institute has recently issued a rebuttal to the letter that prompted the hearing.
by Namcios
83 days ago
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CFTC
PoW
Bill
Climate-Advocate CFTC Chair Wants To Change Bitcoin
In a recent interview, Rostin Behnam revealed that if Lummis-Gillibrand were to be enacted, the CFTC could advocate for a less energy-intensive Bitcoin.
by Namcios
83 days ago
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Business
Green energy
Renewables
Blockstream Partners With Macquarie To Explore Green Bitcoin Mining Solutions
Blockstream and Macquarie collaborate to explore carbon-neutral alternatives for their joint investment in bitcoin mining.
by Namcios
83 days ago
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News
Business
CleanSpark
Bitcoin Miner CleanSpark Signs 200-MW Power Agreement
CleanSpark’s power agreement with Texas-based Lancium is expected to eventually trigger a five-fold increase in its bitcoin mining hashrate capacity.
by Namcios
83 days ago
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Opinion
Business
energy consumption
Addressing More Bitcoin Energy FUD By Showing The Mirror
A metric posed as a criticism of Bitcoin actually shows extreme energy usage in one example of a legacy company.
by Mike Hobart,Tyler Bain
83 days ago
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Bitcoin
Power grid
Energy
The Future Of Energy: Bitcoin Mining
If consuming available energy is directly correlated with a growth in GDP, Bitcoin mining is the perfect companion to help our energy grids and our economy.
by Mike Hobart
83 days ago
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Power grid
Energy
electricity
How Bitcoin Mining Strengthens Electricity Grids
Bitcoin enables mining utilities to engage in agreements that are mutually beneficial to miners and the electricity grid.
by Mike Hobart
83 days ago
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electricity
Opinion
Energy
Energy And GDP: You Have To Consume To Grow
Increasing energy availability for production is not enough to stimulate GDP growth, that energy must actually be consumed and put to use.
by Mike Hobart
83 days ago
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Business
Energy
Exxon
Bitcoin Can Change America’s Energy Destiny
While Russia sends out hopeful hypotheticals, major companies are making real progress in the Bitcoin industry in America.
by Mike Hobart
83 days ago
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Fossil Fuel
Opinion
Bitcoin
A Most Ridiculous World : The Politicization Of Energy
For over a decade the sources of energy production have become highly politicized to the detriment of the average citizen and energy consumer.
by Mike Hobart
83 days ago
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wind
Business
Green energy
Bitcoin’s Energy Use is a Feature Not a Bug
Bitcoin incentivizes energy innovations whereas proof-of-stake results in exacerbated inequality since the more money you have, the more money you get.
by Mickey Koss
83 days ago
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Environment
Renewables
ESG
Bitcoin Is ESG, ESG Is Not
Bitcoin is capable of reducing energy costs for consumers as opposed to the opposite-of-intended effects that renewables have.
by Mickey Koss
83 days ago
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Culture
electricity
Energy
Bitcoin Is A Green Energy Battery For Wasted Electricity
Bitcoin converts wasted energy into a different kind of battery for a more sustainable future. The battery of human time, effort and ingenuity: money.
by Mickey Koss
83 days ago
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Green energy
Culture
Renewables
Bitcoin Helps Us Overcome Probability-Based Energy Systems
Variable energy productions as a result of weather are guarantees of downtime and wasted money — so why incentivize them?
by Mickey Koss
83 days ago
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Timechain
Monetary Energy
Energy
Bitcoin Is Time Traveling Energy
Spending bitcoin into the future transfers incredible amounts of energy over time as the amount of energy per satoshi increases.
by Michael Dunworth
83 days ago
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Marty Bent
Energy
Business
The Rising Cost Of Energy Impacts Bitcoin Mining Profitability
The relationship between energy prices, hash rate, difficulty and the bitcoin price will be extremely important as the price of energy rises.
by Marty Bent
83 days ago
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Marty's Bent
Marty's Bent
Culture
Most People Are Not Prepared For The Extent Of The Energy Crisis
This transition is going to prove to be tumultuous for many around the globe and some are just beginning to realize this.
by Marty Bent
83 days ago
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Energy
Energy Production
Marty's Bent
Energy Producers Can Lead The Transition To A Bitcoin Standard
If the energy sector adopts bitcoin, it could be the industry to wind up pulling the trump card.
by Marty Bent
83 days ago
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Marty's Bent
Culture
Energy
Bitcoin's Accumulated Momentum Is Going To Be Hard To Stop
While "the smartest people in the room" scan the horizon, bitcoiners are out there actually building the future they want to live in.
by Marty Bent
83 days ago
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Energy
Marty's Bent
Bitcoin mining
Bitcoin Will Use Energy And It Doesn’t Need To Be Renewables
Energy usage is not something from which we should shy away. Bitcoin miners are already doing the hard work that is making the world a better place.
by Marty Bent
83 days ago
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Marty Bent
Marty's Bent
Hyperbitcoinization
Abundant Power, Open Trade Enabled By Bitcoin Is Path To Peace
The cheap, abundant energy and open trade enabled by Bitcoin will make humanity significantly more peaceful.
by Marty Bent
83 days ago
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Opinion
Green energy
Marty's Bent
It Is Time To Turn The Tables On The Bitcoin Environmental Debate
Bitcoin’s infamous energy criticism is misguided as mounting research shows the exact opposite of those claims are true.
by Marie Poteriaieva
83 days ago
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Housing
architecture
Green energy
How Incorporating Bitcoin Into Architecture Could Revolutionize Sustainable Living
A case study on how Bitcoin could be utilized in a modern energy efficient, renewable-powered dwelling.
by Makoto Shibuya
83 days ago
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Mining
Bitriver
capacity
Russia Takes Second Place Rank by Power Capacity in Crypto Mining, Reports
Russia is now ranking second in terms of energy capacities engaged in the extraction of cryptocurrencies, new data suggests. Despite persisting regulatory uncertainty and the negative effects of sanctions, the amount of power devoted to the sector has been growing, reaching record highs this year. 1 GW of Electrical Power Involved in Crypto Mining in […]
by Lubomir Tassev
83 days ago
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Mining
bills
confiscation
Police in Kosovo Seize Crypto Mining Rigs From Serbs
Kosovo police have seized dozens of crypto mining devices from residents of a majority Serb region in the north of the country. Authorities in Pristina and Belgrade exchanged accusations over the move, which has the potential to raise tensions in the ethnically divided, partially recognized Balkan state. Kosovo Government Cracks Down on Crypto Mining in […]
by Lubomir Tassev
83 days ago
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Mining
Bitcoin
Bitcoin mining
Crypto Miners Pay Kazakhstan $7 Million in Taxes Amid Uncertain Future for Sector
The government of Kazakhstan has collected over $7 million in taxes this and last year from enterprises mining cryptocurrency in the country. The news comes amid growing regulatory pressure that is limiting the industry’s access to low-cost energy while increasing its tax burden. Miners Face Higher Expenses, More Challenges Under New Legislation Kazakhstan’s coffers have […]
by Lubomir Tassev
83 days ago
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Economics
China
chinese
China’s Inflation Rate Drops to Lowest in 18 Months
The annual inflation rate in China has unexpectedly slowed down in March to its lowest level in a year and a half, the latest statistical data indicates. On a monthly basis, consumer prices decreased for a second consecutive month, despite estimates suggesting they will remain unchanged. Post Zero-Covid Policy Inflation in China Eases Further China’s […]
by Lubomir Tassev
83 days ago
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Mining
capacity
central asia
$20 Million Crypto Mining Farm to Be Built at Hydropower Plant in Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan intends to build a new facility for cryptocurrency mining at one of the country’s hydroelectric stations. The project aims to minimize the power plant’s electricity losses by utilizing its full generating capacity that currently exceeds that of the transmission network. Kyrgyzstan to Power Crypto Mining Hardware With Surplus Green Energy President of Kyrgyzstan, Sadyr […]
by Lubomir Tassev
83 days ago
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Energy
Opinion
Culture
The Ripple Effects Of Change The Code’s Campaign Against Bitcoin
One does not simply change Bitcoin’s code, as the Change The Code campaign ridiculously requests.
by Level39
83 days ago
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energy consumption
Feature
OTEC
How Bitcoin Can Unlock The Energy Of The Ocean For 1 Billion People
Bitcoin can breathe new life into Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC), a 150-year old renewable technology stymied by economies of scale.
by Level39
83 days ago
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Hydroelectricity
wet season
poolin
Major Flooding Disrupts Chinese Hydro Power, Bitcoin Mining
Rampant flooding in China’s Sichuan province has had a catastrophic effect on some of the world’s leading bitcoin mining operations.
by Landon Manning
83 days ago
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Culture
Energy
Opinion
Bitcoin’s Energy Revolution Could Happen Sooner Than We Think
Satoshi Nakamoto intended to create a monetary revolution with the invention of bitcoin, but his other unstated revolution may occur first in the energy sector.
by Kent Halliburton
83 days ago
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energy consumption
Energy
Opinion
Bitcoin And Nuclear: The World’s Most Feared Technologies Can Actually Save It
Humanity must produce an excess amount of energy in order for forward progress — but with increasing demand, how can we achieve this?
by John Thompson
83 days ago
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Solar
Marty's Bent
Opinion
Bitcoin Songsheet: Wind And Solar Are The Altcoins Of Energy
A misdirection of resources and an obstruction of progress, wind and solar energy reflect the same distracting qualities of altcoins.
by Jimmy Song
83 days ago
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electricity
Green energy
Solar
New Blockchain-Based Renewable Energy Pilot to Power 500,000 Homes
The large-scale pilot program aims to distribute roughly 3.5Gw of solar, wind, hydro and bio-gas energy capacity, which is enough to power over 500,000 homes.
by Jimmy Aki
83 days ago
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Business
hydropower
South america
Bitfury Partners With R&D Firm to Launch Crypto Mining Center in Paraguay
The new center, part of Commons Foundation’s “Golden Goose” project, will help to facilitate the innovation of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. Bitfury will provide product and technical support for the project.
by Jimmy Aki
83 days ago
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Canada
Quebec
Wes Fulford
Canadian Provinces Compete for Attention of Bitcoin Mining Businesses
“With green hydroelectricity at a competitive price, innovative universities and this recent decision by the Energy Board that clearly supports the [mining] industry, Québec has all the ingredients to become a blockchain hub,”
by Jesse Willms
83 days ago
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Business
hydroelectric power
Hydroelectricity
Canadian Province Offers Low-Cost Energy Incentives to Bitcoin Miners
A number of provincial governments are offering lower rates to attract bitcoin miners and Labrador’s government is considering energy incentives to attract “outstanding requests for service” from bitcoin data processors.
by Jesse Willms
83 days ago
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Quebec
Innosilicon
Blockstream
Bitfarms Expands Bitcoin Mining Operations in Québec
Bitcoin mining company Bitfarms is taking advantage of Québec’s hydropower and new Chinese mining equipment to expand operations.
by Jesse Willms
83 days ago
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Investors
Hut 8
climate
Bitcoin Mining in North America: A New Gold Rush in the New World
Where, why and how bitcoin mining operations are emerging.
by Jesse Willms
83 days ago
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China
Green energy
Paraguay
Beyond China and North America: The Decentralization of Bitcoin Mining
The next hotspots for bitcoin mining
by Jesse Willms
83 days ago
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Culture
Hydroelectricity
Green energy
A Shift To Renewables Will Optimize Bitcoin Mining
A renewable energy mix of solar, wind and hydropower will improve bitcoin mining profitability while helping efforts to combat climate change.
by Jerry Usman
83 days ago
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Energy
Opinion
Mining
Five Factors Making Bitcoin Miners Unique Energy Consumers
Bitcoin miners are uniquely flexible energy consumers we can use as energy tools to help solve several energy problems.
by Jaran Mellerud
83 days ago
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Feature
Energy
electricity
Bitcoin Mining Around The World: Norway’s Outsized Presence Relative To Its Size
What makes this Arctic outpost so attractive to bitcoin miners, considering the country’s tiny geographical size and small population?
by Jaran Mellerud
83 days ago
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Economics
alliance
Biden Administration
US-Saudi Tensions Escalate as Report Says Crown Prince Is No Longer Interested in Pleasing the United States
After Saudi Arabia and members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) surprised the world by announcing cuts to oil production, a spokesperson for U.S. president Biden’s National Security Council stated that reducing production is not advisable. According to a recent report, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman has told associates that […]
by Jamie Redman
83 days ago
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News
Alex Gladstein
Bitcoin
Bitcoin Proponents Accuse the New York Times of Publishing One-Sided ‘Hit Piece’ on Bitcoin Mining
After the New York Times was accused of writing favorable pieces about disgraced FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried and inviting him to speak at the news outlet’s Dealbook Summit, it is once again being criticized for publishing a “hit piece” about bitcoin mining. The article’s authors claim that bitcoin mining is harmful to the environment, while […]
by Jamie Redman
83 days ago
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Mining
Antpool
Binance Pool
Bitcoin Network Adjusts: Mining Difficulty Rises 0.12% to 52.39 Trillion
Bitcoin miners saw a slight increase in mining difficulty on August 9, 2023, at block height 802,368, as the difficulty rose 0.12% from 52.32 trillion to 52.39 trillion. Over the last 2,016 blocks, miners recorded an average hashrate of about 376.5 exahash per second (EH/s). Miners Experience a Slight Increase in Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Bitcoin’s […]
by Jamie Redman
83 days ago
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Mining
Ben Gagnon
Bitcoin
Bitcoin Mining Council Reveals Sustainable Growth: New Survey Sheds Light on Industry’s Power and Efficiency
In a recent report, the Bitcoin Mining Council (BMC) unveiled the results of its first half of 2023 survey, highlighting the industry’s strides in electricity consumption, technological efficiency, and sustainable power. Furthermore, the survey details that the BMC accounts for 43.4% of the global mining network. Insights From the Bitcoin Mining Council’s Latest Survey The […]
by Jamie Redman
83 days ago
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Opinion
Energy
Business
Bitcoin Mining Isn’t Wasteful — It Creates Abundance
The role mining can play in enabling energy grids to provide greater utility at lower cost is completely misunderstood.
by Interstellar Bitcoin
83 days ago
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Renewable Energy
Mining
Opinion
Energy Deregulation in Nigeria Could Lead to Bitcoin Mining Gold Rush
Nigeria partially de-regulating energy production to incentivize renewable energy offers Bitcoin miners big opportunity.
by Heritage Falodun
83 days ago
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Opinion
Violence
Energy
Bitcoin Is The Ultimate Representation Of Energy
Love, violence and money are interrelated through their connection to energy. As the digital representation of energy, Bitcoin offers a better store of energy.
by Freedom Money
83 days ago
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elon musk
Energy
Business
How Starlink Changes Bitcoin Mining And Improves Decentralization
Starlink may be the missing piece for mining decentralization to reach the far ends of the Earth where energy is cheap but internet access is lacking.
by El Sultan Bitcoin
83 days ago
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Fiat
Energy
War
Energy, Currency And Deglobalization Warning Signs
This analysis of the changing world order, its impacts on the global economy, and the future of central bank monetary policy is the first in a two-part series.
by Dylan LeClair
83 days ago
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Opinion
Bitcoin mining
Nuclear power
Bitcoin Promises a Future of Abundant Energy
Bitcoin mining has the potential to revolutionize our approach to electricity generation by allowing power production to increase with buyers of last resort.
by Drew Borinstein
83 days ago
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Kazakhstan
Bitcoin mining
Business
The Kazakhstan Mining Exodus Has Flipped Bitcoin To Clean-Energy Dominance
After Kazakhstan forced out Bitcoin mining operations, the majority of global hash rate is now produced with clean energy.
by Daniel Batten
83 days ago

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