Tesla hints return of Bitcoin payments

Elon Musk said the company will start accepting Bitcoin when miners will start to use a reasonable amount of clean energy in their operations

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Tesla has hinted that it might allow a return of Bitcoin payments if miners embrace more clean energy techniques.

Elon Musk, Tesla Founder and Chief Executive Officer, wrote on Twitter: “When there’s confirmation of reasonable, around 50%, clean energy usage by miners with positive future trend, Tesla will resume allowing Bitcoin transactions.”

The company suspended Bitcoin transactions last month following concerns about the increasing use of fossil fuels in mining operations.

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