Tag: norway

Sep 15 2022

Norwegian town wants to get rid of “noisy” bitcoin miners

A Norwegian town is using whatever means to prevent "energy-sucking" Bitcoin miners from expanding, citing noise and energy concerns. Noise is the latest form of energy FUD surrounding Bitcoin (BTC). Locals in the Norwegian municipality of Sortland are fighting back against the spread of Bitcoin miners. The loudness of proof-of-work (PoW) mining is their most […] The post...

Norwegian town wants to get rid of “noisy” bitcoin miners

A Norwegian town is using whatever means to prevent "energy-sucking" Bitcoin miners from expanding, citing noise and energy concerns. Noise is the latest form of energy FUD surrounding Bitcoin (BTC). Locals in the Norwegian municipality of Sortland are fighting back against the spread of Bitcoin miners. The loudness of proof-of-work (PoW) mining is their most […] The post...

May 13 2022

Norwegian Crypto Miners Rejoice As Proposed Ban Rejected

On May 10, 2022, the parliament of Norway voted against a proposed ban on Bitcoin mining in the country. This was good news for crypto miners, who were relieved at the decision. Red Party (communist party of Norway) initially recommended a plan to restrict the Bitcoin mining activities...

Norwegian Bitcoin Mining Ban Was Struck Down

May 13 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  ban bitcoin markets mining news

A bill banning bitcoin mining, authored by the communist party in Norway, was struck down by a majority vote in the Norwegian parliament.A bill seeking to ban energy intensive mining for cryptocurrencies like bitcoin was struck down by the Norwegian parliament on May 10. The communist Red Party who authored the bill was supported by both the Green Party and Socialist Left...

Apr 20 2022

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? The below article is part of a larger series on Bitcoin mining around...

Apr 11 2022

Norwegian DLTx Acquires US-Based DMS to Double Filecoin Mining Output

The Norway-based technology and operations company operating in the blockchain industry, DLTx has officially acquired US-based DSM Tech Enterprises LLC, a Bitcoin mining and large scale Filecoin op...

Apr 05 2022

What Is Behind Norway’s Booming Bitcoin And Crypto Interest?

In the fourth survey about crypto adoption ran in Norway by Arcane Research and Ernst & Young (EY) in 2018, they find that the industry is booming in the country with the levels of ownership that have doubled from 5% to 10%. Moreover, bitcoin miners seem to be attracted to several traits of the country....

Apr 01 2022

Bitcoin Mining On The Rise In Norway ; What Is Behind This Surge?

In a recent article for Arcane Research – the research and analytic subsidiary of Norwegian investment company Arcane Crypto – evidence has surfaced pointing to a considerably large presence of Bitcoin mining activities within the Scandinavian country of Norway. Bitcoin mining and crypto adoption surge simultaneously in Norway The article included data imported from Cambridge's The post Bitcoin Mining On The Rise In...

Feb 12 2022

The Norwegian Bitcoin Mine That Uses Green Energy And Dries Wood As A By-Product

Another day, another bitcoin mine that uses green energy to operate. We have to highlight these initiatives to show how bitcoin and green energy are a complete match. They’re not at odds with each other as the FUDers want you to think. This time, it was...

Jun 22 2021

Norwegian Financial Regulator Alarms Consumers against Cryptos

Several other European financial regulators also issued similar warnings.

May 06 2021

Norway Minister of Climate Holds Bitcoin; Says its “well-suited for store of value”

Sveinung Rotevatn, Norwegian Minister of Climate and the environment, in a recent podcast appearance has cleared the air...

Apr 23 2021

Norwegian Central Bank to Test CBDC over the Next 2 Years

The country has researched digital currencies for the last 4 years.

Mar 29 2021

Dec 14 2020

Norway Now Holds 16981 Sats per Norwegian Citizen As a Result of Govt.’s Stake in Square & MicroStrategy

The Norwegian Oil Fund, a government pension fund created back in the 1990s to invest the surplus generated from the petroleum sector for the citizens. The pension fund as of today is worth over $1 trillion in assets bought 2.14% ownership stakes in MicroStrategy and 0.8% stake in Square. The part ownership in the software The post Norway Now Holds 16981 Sats per...

Nov 09 2020

Norges Bank Rejects Urgency Regarding Central Bank Digital Currency

The deputy governor of Norway’s central bank said only 4% of payments in the country involve cash.

Norway Central Bank Official Says ‘No Acute Need’ to Introduce a Digital Currency

Nov 09 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  cbdcs news norges bank norway policy

The deputy governor of the Norges Bank said there's no urgent need for the nation to launch a digital krone.

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