Kategorie: Energie

Stromverbrauch russischer Krypto-Miner steigt 20 Mal rein 5 Jahre, Forschungsergebnisse

Der Strombedarf der Kryptowährungsschürfer in Russland ist seitdem erheblich gestiegen 2017, wobei der Verbrauch an elektrischer Energie über den Zeitraum von fünf Jahren um das 20-fache gestiegen ist. In 2021, die Prägung der Münze mit der größten Marktkapitalisierung, Bitcoin, erforderlich 1.25 Gigawatt......

Iran Amends Regulations to Ease Crypto Miners’ Access to Renewable Energy

Authorities in Iran have revised some rules for the crypto mining industry in order to facilitate its access to green power. Licensed miners will now be able to purchase electricity produced from renewable sources from across the country at lower rates.......

Schweden braucht Strom für nützlichere Dinge als Bitcoin-Mining, Das sagt Energieminister

Besorgt über den prognostizierten Anstieg der Stromnachfrage, Die Regierung in Schweden könnte dem Krypto-Mining den Rücken kehren, das Land’s Energieminister hat angezeigt. Schwedische Bitcoin-Mining-Industrie, führend in Europa, is likely to soon lose the preferential treatment it......

Iran schließt Krypto-Mining-Farmen bei rekordhohem Strombedarf

Authorities in Iran plan to unplug licensed crypto mining facilities as electricity consumption in the country is reaching record highs. The mining farms will be cut off from the grid on Wednesday, the Islamic Republics Ministry of Energy announced. Legal Crypto......

Proposed Crypto Mining Ban in Norway Fails to Gain Support in Parliament

A push to prohibit the energy-intensive proof-of-work mining of cryptocurrencies in Norway has been rejected by the majority of lawmakers. The ban had been suggested by the far-left Red Party which also didnt win backing to raise an electricity tax for......

Russia’s Anti-Monopoly Agency Proposes Higher Electricity Rates for Home Crypto Miners

The anti-monopoly service of Russia has suggested that Russians minting digital currencies at their homes should pay more for the spent electrical energy. The proposal comes after the submission of a bill tailored to regulate cryptocurrency mining to the Russian parliament.......

Abchasien verlängert Krypto-Mining-Verbot bis Ende des Jahres

Authorities in Abkhazia have decided to maintain a ban on cryptocurrency mining in the territory. The partially recognized republic in the South Caucasus is restricting the energy-intensive extraction of digital currencies, citing problems with power supply. Bitcoin Mining Remains Prohibited in......

Kasachstan geht gegen illegalen Bergbau vor, Büsten 13 Krypto-Farmen

Authorities in Kazakhstan have gone after illegal crypto mining operations amid ongoing issues with electricity supply. Working together with law enforcement, das Land’s energy ministry announced the closure of over a dozen facilities minting digital currencies. Government Shuts Down Unauthorized Crypto......

Der Stromverbrauch steigt in Irkutsk, da immer mehr Russen mit dem Schürfen von Kryptowährung beginnen

Electricity suppliers in the Russian region of Irkutsk have registered a surge in power consumption in residential areas which they are blaming on cryptocurrency mining. Planes with mining equipment from restricted China continue to land in the region, and cases of......

Regulierungsbehörde wiederholt Forderung nach EU-Verbot von Proof-of-Work-Mining

The EU should prohibit proof-of-work crypto mining, an executive at the European securities watchdog has insisted. Coins relying on the energy-intensive method of minting pose a risk to efforts aimed at meeting climate change goals such as those set in the......