New research from the University of Cambridge suggests the cryptocurrency network consumes energy at a rate of around 50TWh a year
Researchers concluded the cryptocurrency generates around 22 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions each year
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Heatmine’s device uses waste heat from generating cryptocurrencies to warm buildings
New research reveals the significant energy expense in generating cryptocurrencies
Chinese bitcoin mining firms are considering moving to Canada in the face of potential crackdowns and rising energy costs. China has grown into one of the world’s biggest sources of cryptocurrency mining but there are signs it is increasing scrutiny of the sector’s players and may ask local authorities to regulate their power use. Mining […]