Amid High Energy Demand From Miners, Russia Mulls Building New Power Plants in Siberia

Growing electricity consumption in the crypto mining sector may require the construction of new power generation facilities in Siberia, the energy minister of Russia has acknowledged. Demand continues to increase in residential areas as well, after regional authorities abandoned a proposal

Massachusetts Senator Forwards Bill Aimed at Forcing Crypto Miners to Report Greenhouse Gas Emissions

On Dec. 8, 2022, three Democratic politicians from Massachusetts, Oregon, and California revealed legislation aimed at combattingenergy-intensivecryptocurrency mining operations. The bill introduced by senator Ed Markey (D-MA) alleges that crypto miningstrains the gridand the industryundermines U.S….

New York Governor Signs Law Partially Banning Bitcoin Mining on Fossil Fuels

A moratorium on some crypto mining operations relying on carbon-based energy has been signed into law in New York. Businesses engaged in proof-of-work mining in the state will not be able to expand or renew their permits for the next two

Vietnam Crypto Miners Complain About Losses From Ethereum’s Merge

Miners in Vietnam have expressed grievances over the loss of business following Ethereums transition to a consensus mechanism that does not require the energy-intensive computing they were providing. Many are in trouble, local media reported, quoting entrepreneurs and mining enthusiasts. Krüptovaluuta…

Venemaa krüptokaevurite elektritarbimine hüppas 20 Ajad sisse 5 Aastaid, Uurimistulemused

Power needs of cryptocurrency miners in Russia have grown significantly since 2017, with consumption of electrical energy seeing a 20-fold increase over the five-year period. sisse 2021, the minting of the coin with the largest market cap, bitcoin, required 1.25 gigawatts

Bitcoini kaevandustegevused laienevad krüptotalvel jätkuvalt, "Lisagaasi mastaabis energiaks muutmisel"

The bitcoin mining industry continues to expand as companies are obtaining more megawatts of capacity, building new facilities, and acquiring thousands of application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) mining rigs. Reedel, the firm Validus Power revealed it has acquired two natural gas

Iraan muudab eeskirju, et hõlbustada krüptokaevurite juurdepääsu taastuvenergiale

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….

Rootsi vajab energiat kasulikumate asjade jaoks kui Bitcoini kaevandamine, Energiaminister ütleb

Concerned about projected increase in electricity demand, the government in Sweden may turn its back on crypto mining, riik’s energy minister has indicated. Swedish bitcoin minting industry, a leader in Europe, is likely to soon lose the preferential treatment it

Iraan sulgeb rekordiliselt suure energianõudluse tõttu krüptokaevandusfarmid

Iraani võimud kavatsevad litsentsitud krüptokaevandusrajatised vooluvõrgust lahti ühendada, kuna elektritarbimine riigis on jõudmas rekordkõrgusele. Kaevandusfarmid lõigatakse võrgust ära kolmapäeval, the Islamic Republics Ministry of Energy announced. Legal Crypto

Kavandatav krüptokaevandamise keeld Norras ei leidnud parlamendis toetust

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