Tag: energy

Apr 15 2021

Bitcoin Power: The Energy Of A Money

Energy production and its surrounding industry will experience a major shift in operations as Bitcoin becomes a driving force of profit.The energy sector is seeing a complete paradigm shift:Bitcoin’s monetary network effectMonetization of energyLeads to an arms race of energy tech becoming more and more efficient and productiveCheap energy production...

Apr 02 2021

Bitcoin: The Aperture Of Money

Apr 02 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture energy ideas

Bitcoin concentrates monetary energy upon a single focus point, much like apertures focus light energy.Our perception of money is expanding. The way humans think about money, understand it, discuss it and interact with it is changing. As an inverse to previous regressions in freedom like the transition from the gold standard to the fiat standard, we now progress to the inevitably more...

Mar 25 2021

Bitcoin Will Save Our Earth

By using energy to validate transactions in a way that is independent of any existing grid or source, Bitcoin mining will save the climate.It’s in vogue to think that Bitcoin is accelerating the climate crisis....

Mar 16 2021

Bitcoin Mining Heat Capture Startup MintGreen Closes Seed Financing Round

The Canadian startup MintGreen develops technology to capture heat produced by bitcoin mining and utilize it for industrial and municipal operations.Today, Canadian clean technology company MintGreen announced the close of a seed financing round as it prepares to deploy a large-scale commercial project to harvest heat from bitcoin mining, according to a press release shared with Bitcoin Magazine. The...

Feb 14 2021

Why Comparing Bitcoin to Visa Doesn’t Make Any Sense

A reading of Nic Carter’s latest essay for CoinDesk on the inappropriateness of comparing the energy consumption of bitcoin and Visa transactions.

Feb 08 2021

What Bloomberg Gets Wrong About Bitcoin’s Climate Footprint

Feb 08 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin mining energy markets opinion

The outlet compared Bitcoin and Visa's energy use, reaching several highly misleading conclusions, our columnist says.

Jan 20 2021

A Hitchhiker’s Guide To Bitcoin Mining In North America

Like a hitchhiker taking to the American highways for the first time, anyone hoping to get a clear picture of the universe of bitcoin mining today might be perplexed at the seeming opaqueness, yet sheer size of the North American mining ecosystem. As a miner recently advised new entrants into the space on Twitter:...

Jan 06 2021

How Large-Scale Bitcoin Mining Is Driving Clean Energy Innovation

Energy consumption from Bitcoin mining is massive, and people are taking notice. The increases have been scaling fast, with mining energy usage quickly surpassing the totals of small countries. And many see this ever-increasing carbon footprint as a threat to climate change. But it's no threat. In fact, increasing energy usage might save the plant. Bitcoin Mining Energy...

Dec 15 2020

Spring Labs Develops Data-Sharing Network for US Home Energy Projects

Dec 15 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business data sharing energy lending news

Firms handling loans for home energy projects in California, Florida and Missouri are using a blockchain system from Spring Labs that could save up to $10 million in fraud.

Dec 07 2020

Apple Co-Founder Launches New Ethereum Token

Dec 07 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business energy

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has announced a new project called Efforce, a blockchain-based marketplace to exchange tokenized energy. After Apple, this is the second company that Wozniak has co-founded after a gap of 45 years. The platform brings together companies who want to enhance their...

Dec 05 2020

Apple Co-Founder Wozniak’s New Venture Lists Token to Help Fund Energy Efficiency Projects

Dec 05 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  apple blockchain business energy news

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has launched Efforce, a company that facilitates investments in energy efficiency projects via cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.

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