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Beyond ASICs: 3 Trends Driving Bitcoin Mining Innovation

On Dec 18, 2020
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YEAR IN REVIEW: The long-term sustainability of the bitcoin mining industry is tied to its geographical distribution and ability to find sustainable sources of energy, @canaanio CEO Nangeng Zhang argues. https://t.co/XWwaGELnQj
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The bitcoin mining industry needs more than a market rally to survive. It needs to find answers to its environmental and geographical risks.

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On Dec 18, 2020
@CoinDesk shared
YEAR IN REVIEW: The long-term sustainability of the bitcoin mining industry is tied to its geographical distribution and ability to find sustainable sources of energy, @canaanio CEO Nangeng Zhang argues. https://t.co/XWwaGELnQj
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Beyond ASICs: 3 Trends Driving Bitcoin Mining Innovation

Beyond ASICs: 3 Trends Driving Bitcoin Mining Innovation

The bitcoin mining industry needs more than a market rally to survive. It needs to find answers to its environmental and geographical risks.

Bitcoin Energy Consumption Index

Bitcoin Energy Consumption Index

The Bitcoin Energy Consumption Index provides the latest estimate of the total energy consumption of the Bitcoin network.

Bitcoin Mining Exec Reveals the Key to Sustaining Crypto’s Future

Bitcoin Mining Exec Reveals the Key to Sustaining Crypto’s Future

It’s no secret that mining bitcoin consumes an extraordinary amount of energy—in fact, more than the entire country of New Zealand.Such a level of energy consumption is not only a problem ...

Report Shows Bitcoin is Grossly Energy Consumptive. But is Proof-of-Stake Relevant for Bitcoin?

Report Shows Bitcoin is Grossly Energy Consumptive. But is Proof-of-Stake Relevant for Bitcoin?

Alex de Vries, Digiconomist.net founder and a blockchain specialist at PwC's Experience Centre since 2015, has produced an important report on the Bitcoin network's extreme energy ...

Mining Gold Requires 20x the Energy of Bitcoin Mining

Mining Gold Requires 20x the Energy of Bitcoin Mining

According to LongHash, every year, more than $87.3 billion is spent on mining gold. In contrast, less than $4.3 billion is used to mine Bitcoin. Essentially, gold mining requires 20 times ...

4 ways to counter blockchain's energy consumption pitfall

4 ways to counter blockchain's energy consumption pitfall

The most responsible approach to take is to thoroughly research blockchain solutions — and their energy implications — before pursuing them.

Here are 5 reasons why we need an ‘Internet of Energy’

Here are 5 reasons why we need an ‘Internet of Energy’

Cedrik Neike, Member of the Managing Board, Siemens AG

US County Extends Regs for Crypto Miners Requiring Them to Use Clean Energy

US County Extends Regs for Crypto Miners Requiring Them to Use Clean Energy

The Missoula County Board of Commissioners has extended its green regulations for cryptocurrency miners, enabling them to set up operations in industrial zones only.

Reports Of Bitcoin's Demise Have Been 'Greatly Exaggerated'

Reports Of Bitcoin's Demise Have Been 'Greatly Exaggerated'

Researchers from the University of Cambridge Judge Business School have found the industry will "likely" bounce back...

Bitcoin Miners Send Message at Fidelity: We Run on Clean Energy, Not Dirty Coal

Bitcoin Miners Send Message at Fidelity: We Run on Clean Energy, Not Dirty Coal

Bitcoin miners made the case for their industry as a driver of clean energy adoption, rather than an ecological disaster, at Fidelity’s Mining Summit.

Creating a Clean Energy Century

Creating a Clean Energy Century

Third Way’s new report, Creating a Clean Energy Century, launches Third Way’s Clean Energy Innovation Project, which will make a sustained case for American clean energy innovation as a key ...