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Australian Blockchain Startup Power Ledger Deploys Blockchain Grid to Audit Renewable Energy

Australian Blockchain Startup Power Ledger Deploys Blockchain Grid to Audit Renewable Energy

An Australian-based blockchain energy firm has bought a 250kW photovoltaic system, which will use the firm’s new energy data management and settlement system to offer greater transparency on renewable energy sold to consumers.

Global Energy Sector: Blockchain Application to hit $6.29 Billion by 2024

Global Energy Sector: Blockchain Application to hit $6.29 Billion by 2024

BIS Research has presented a new market intelligence report dubbed ‘Global Blockchain in Energy Market - Analysis and Forecast, 2018-2024.’ It reveals that blockchain application in the energy market was worth $518.6 million in 2018 and its value will reach $6.29 billion in 2024.

German Government to Revamp its Energy Sector with Blockchain-Based Strategy

German Government to Revamp its Energy Sector with Blockchain-Based Strategy

The German government intends to propel efficiency and productivity in its energy sector. As a result, it intends to use blockchain technology to attain this objective as stated by the country's Federal Minister of Economics, Peter Altmaier.

Ripple CEO Says Bitcoin PoW Energy Use Makes Square Target of Biden’s Climate Change Agenda

Ripple CEO Says Bitcoin PoW Energy Use Makes Square Target of Biden’s Climate Change Agenda

Ripple CEO thinks Bitcoin’s PoW energy consumption makes public companies who invested heavily in BTC, like Square, potential targets of Joe Biden’s climate change agenda.

Why Energy Experts are Watching the Crypto Market Closely

Why Energy Experts are Watching the Crypto Market Closely

Words like Bitcoin and Oil Market seem to have no correlation between them. However, given the kind of small world we are living in, there's more than meets the eye. Check out this article which explains the perfect correlation between Bitcoin and Oil Market and why energy experts are keeping a close watch on the crypto market.

Ripple CTO: Why Ripple Ledger's Consensus Algorithm is More Reliable and Energy Efficient than PoW

Ripple CTO: Why Ripple Ledger's Consensus Algorithm is More Reliable and Energy Efficient than PoW

Ripple CTO David Schwartz talks about reasons why Ripple Ledger (XRPL)'s consensus is more reliable and energy-efficient than Proof of Work (PoW) Consensus.

Spanish Renewable Energy Firm Partners with Climate Blockchain Initiatives to Boost Carbon Offset Sales on Blockchain

Spanish Renewable Energy Firm Partners with Climate Blockchain Initiatives to Boost Carbon Offset Sales on Blockchain

Acciona, a leading Spanish renewable energy company, has joined hands with Climate Blockchain Initiatives (CBI), a Valencia-based startup, to boost the sale of its carbon offsets using the latter’s blockchain-powered trading platform.

Greyp Teams Up with Blockchain Entities for Automated Payment System

Greyp Teams Up with Blockchain Entities for Automated Payment System

Greyp, a Croatian mobility tech startup and electric bike manufacturer, has partnered with two blockchain firms, the Energy Web Foundation (EWF) and slock.it, to establish an automated payment structure for IoT vehicles.

Musk Abandons Twitter Board, Tesla Builds Partnership to Make BTC Mining Eco-Friendly

Musk Abandons Twitter Board, Tesla Builds Partnership to Make BTC Mining Eco-Friendly

Tesla's boss Elon Musk decides not to join the board, who recently become the biggest shareholder in Twitter. Meanwhile, Tesla, Blockstream, and Jack Dorsey-owned Block have teamed up to power a bitcoin mining facility with solar energy.

Wistron Boosts Manufacturing Energy Efficiency with AI and NVIDIA Omniverse

Wistron Boosts Manufacturing Energy Efficiency with AI and NVIDIA Omniverse

Wistron leverages AI and NVIDIA Omniverse for energy-efficient manufacturing.

Bitfarms to Develop 120 MW Bitcoin Mining Facility in Pennsylvania, Projects Over 35 EH/s by 2025

Bitfarms to Develop 120 MW Bitcoin Mining Facility in Pennsylvania, Projects Over 35 EH/s by 2025

Bitfarms plans 120 MW facility in Pennsylvania, targeting 35 EH/s by 2025.

NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang Envisions AI-Powered Future for Electric Grids

NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang Envisions AI-Powered Future for Electric Grids

NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang discusses the transformative potential of AI in revolutionizing the electric grid at the Edison Electric Institute's annual meeting.

Bitcoin Mining Transforming Global Energy Crisis, Says Arcane Research

Bitcoin Mining Transforming Global Energy Crisis, Says Arcane Research

Arcane Research suggests crypto mining would help to resolve the energy crisis triggered by fossil fuels.

Bitcoin Accelerates the Development of Renewable Energy for Bitcoin Mining

Bitcoin Accelerates the Development of Renewable Energy for Bitcoin Mining

The use of volcano power to mine Bitcoin (BTC) in El Salvador was propelling the leading cryptocurrency’s quest to accelerate renewable energy development.

Marathon Digital CEO Urges to Incentivize Bitcoin Miners for Embracing Renewable Energy

Marathon Digital CEO Urges to Incentivize Bitcoin Miners for Embracing Renewable Energy

Fred Thiel, the CEO of Bitcoin mining firm Marathon Digital, has called on the Federal Government to incentivize miners for embracing renewable energy options to mine their cryptocurrencies.

Bhutan Embraces Bitcoin Mining with Green Energy

Bhutan Embraces Bitcoin Mining with Green Energy

Bhutan, known for its focus on "Gross National Happiness," has been quietly accumulating and mining Bitcoin with the help of its abundant hydroelectric power. The country is negotiating with Bitdeer to expand its mining operations further.

EU Market Watchdog Speaks Against Renewable Energy Mining for PoW

EU Market Watchdog Speaks Against Renewable Energy Mining for PoW

The Vice-Chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), Erik Thedéen has taken a stance against the use of renewable energy for all PoW mining operations.

Ameren Energy Corp Unveils its Secret Bitcoin Mining Operations

Ameren Energy Corp Unveils its Secret Bitcoin Mining Operations

Missouri-based energy generation company Ameren Corp has unveiled its secret Bitcoin mining operations near the Sioux Energy Center in the state.

New Wave of Green Energy Programs Influence Crypto Mining Sector

New Wave of Green Energy Programs Influence Crypto Mining Sector

The mass exodus of crypto mining operations out of China based on intensified crackdowns has triggered the urge for sustainable and environmentally friendly mining activities.

Blockchain Delivers a Glimpse of Future Innovation Today

Blockchain Delivers a Glimpse of Future Innovation Today

A brief look at how the energy market and consumers will benefit from blockchain technology in the near future.

Michael Saylor Defends BTC Mining Council Embraces Decentralization

Michael Saylor Defends BTC Mining Council Embraces Decentralization

Michael Saylor refuted criticism over the newly formed Bitcoin mining council, emphasising that the council is committed to decentralization.

Iris Energy Raises $71m in Debt Issuance

Iris Energy Raises $71m in Debt Issuance

Iris Energy raised $71 million in debt issuance for new Bitcoin mining equipment.

Square Says It Has No Plans of Purchasing More Bitcoin After $20 Million Loss

Square Says It Has No Plans of Purchasing More Bitcoin After $20 Million Loss

Following Tesla's announcement that it will halt Bitcoin payments, Square disclosed that it had no intentions of buying more Bitcoin.

Hive Digital Technologies Bolsters Global Reach with Swedish Data Center Acquisition

Hive Digital Technologies Bolsters Global Reach with Swedish Data Center Acquisition

Hive Digital Technologies acquires a data center in Boden, Sweden, enhancing its Bitcoin production and affirming its commitment to green energy and AI.

El Salvador Scoops 410 BTC as the Coin Slumps to a 5-Month Low

El Salvador Scoops 410 BTC as the Coin Slumps to a 5-Month Low

El Salvador President Nayib Bukele announced the country has acquired another 410 Bitcoins for just $15 million amid the ongoing Bitcoin dip.

Marathon Digital Initiates Bitcoin Mining Powered by Renewable Landfill Energy

Marathon Digital Initiates Bitcoin Mining Powered by Renewable Landfill Energy

Marathon Digital Holdings and Nodal Power are launching a 280 kW Bitcoin mining pilot project in Utah, converting harmful methane emissions into electricity for sustainable mining.

Vespene Energy Raises $4.3M Funding to Convert Landfill Methane into Bitcoin

Vespene Energy Raises $4.3M Funding to Convert Landfill Methane into Bitcoin

Vespene Energy, a methane mitigation company, said that it is developing an infrastructure that will enable methane gas to produce electricity for Bitcoin mining.

Neara Secures $24M Series B Boosting Utilities' Resilience and Renewable Energy Integration

Neara Secures $24M Series B Boosting Utilities' Resilience and Renewable Energy Integration

Neara, with a fresh $24M Series B funding, is set to bolster its AI-centric infrastructure modeling platform, aiming to mitigate climate risks faced by utilities and accelerate renewable energy integration. The investment led by Prosus Ventures will fuel Neara's global expansion and the development of its novel System of Enablement functionality, facilitating a smoother transition towards renewable energy, especially in the US and Europe.

The Listing of Clean Energy Crypto-Mining & Semiconductor ETF on NYSE Launches

The Listing of Clean Energy Crypto-Mining & Semiconductor ETF on NYSE Launches

The clean energy encrypted mining and semiconductor exchange-traded fund (ETF), created by registered investment advisor and emerging fund manager Viridi, was officially traded on the New York Stock Exchange on July 20 under the code name RIGZ.

Traditional Banking System Consumes Twice Energy Than Bitcoin Mining, New Research Reveals

Traditional Banking System Consumes Twice Energy Than Bitcoin Mining, New Research Reveals

A new study by Galaxy Digital shows that the traditional banking system uses twice the energy that Bitcoin mining consumes.

Microsoft Ventures into Nuclear Energy to Power AI Development

Microsoft Ventures into Nuclear Energy to Power AI Development

Microsoft is venturing into nuclear energy to support its growing AI and cloud computing needs. The company has posted a job listing for a Principal Program Manager in Nuclear Technology, focusing on the development of an energy strategy based on SMRs and microreactors. While this move aims to address the energy-intensive nature of AI models, it also raises questions about the environmental and logistical challenges associated with nuclear energy.

Bitcoin Miner Iris Energy Inks $100M Deal as it Contemplates M&A

Bitcoin Miner Iris Energy Inks $100M Deal as it Contemplates M&A

Bitcoin mining company Iris Energy has agreed on a deal to sell up to $100 million in shares to investment bank B. Riley, as the company contemplates mergers and acquisitions following a recent capital increase

BTC Mining Report Draws Criticism

BTC Mining Report Draws Criticism

The New York Times’ recent report on Bitcoin mining has been criticized by some BTC proponents for cherry-picking data and overstating the fossil fuel use of BTC miners. They also point out the increasing use of sustainable energy in the sector. Despite the debate on energy consumption, Bitcoin mining remains significant for blockchain security and decentralization.

Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Spikes 13.55%, Reaches New ATH of 35.6 Trillion Hashes

Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Spikes 13.55%, Reaches New ATH of 35.6 Trillion Hashes

Mining difficulty has reached a new all-time record, indicating that more miners are participating in the network.

Australian Bitcoin Miner Iris Energy Doubles Operating Capacity to Over 2.3 EH/s

Australian Bitcoin Miner Iris Energy Doubles Operating Capacity to Over 2.3 EH/s

Australian Bitcoin mining company Iris Energy has announced that its operating capacity has roughly doubled to over 2.3 EH/s.

Did Elon Musk Inadvertently Promote Ripple (XRP) When He Dropped The Bitcoin Bomb?

Did Elon Musk Inadvertently Promote Ripple (XRP) When He Dropped The Bitcoin Bomb?

Ever since Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s announced that the automaking company will be dropping Bitcoin payments, Bitcoin has plunged dramatically on the crypto market, shedding more than $10,000 of its value.

Tachyum's Prodigy Processors: A Game-Changer for Blockchain in Banking and FinTech

Tachyum's Prodigy Processors: A Game-Changer for Blockchain in Banking and FinTech

Tachyum, a leading tech company, has recently published a paper titled "Credit Unions, Blockchain, CBDC, FinTech and Tachyum Prodigy", which highlights the potential of Prodigy to revolutionize transactional banking and significantly reduce the environmental and financial costs associated with blockchain's energy consumption.

WEF Promotes Eco-Friendly Crypto Mining Firm Crusoe Energy

WEF Promotes Eco-Friendly Crypto Mining Firm Crusoe Energy

The World Economic Forum (WEF) featured a video showcasing Crusoe Energy Systems, a cryptocurrency mining firm that uses waste energy sources to power their modular data centers. Although the video never directly mentions cryptocurrency mining, several crypto industry figures praised Crusoe's efforts in reducing flaring and utilizing stranded energy sources to generate ultra-low-cost computing infrastructure.

Elon Musk: Lightning Network Needed to Fix Scalability Problem in Bitcoin Network

Elon Musk: Lightning Network Needed to Fix Scalability Problem in Bitcoin Network

Elon Musk urges that layer-2 payments Lightning Network is essential to offer the required bandwidth for Bitcoin transactions to solve its scalability problem.

Ripple is Determined to be Carbon Neutral by 2030

Ripple is Determined to be Carbon Neutral by 2030

Ripple Labs Inc, the blockchain company behind the Ripple (XRP) coin has declared its intentions to eliminate all of its carbon footprint by 2030.

The First Crypto Miner ETF Unveils in Australia

The First Crypto Miner ETF Unveils in Australia

Australian Bitcoin miner Iris Energy applies for IPO on the Nasdaq. The stock code is "IREN". Reportedly, $100 million has been raised.

Iris Energy to Triple Mining Capacity With Thousands of New Rigs

Iris Energy to Triple Mining Capacity With Thousands of New Rigs

Iris Energy will triple its crypto mining capacity with 44,000 ASIC machines.

Bitcoin Miner Crusoe Energy Acquires its Big Rival Great American Mining

Bitcoin Miner Crusoe Energy Acquires its Big Rival Great American Mining

The acquisition has brought companies with complementary capabilities, assets, and customer relationships to make Crusoe a big Bitcoin mining firm in the US.

Iris Energy Bitcoin Mining Firm Files for Direct Listing on US Nasdaq

Iris Energy Bitcoin Mining Firm Files for Direct Listing on US Nasdaq

Australia’s Bitcoin mining firm has filed to go public through a direct listing on the US Nasdaq stock exchange.

Why Cryptocurrency Massive Energy Consumption Is Extravagant?

Why Cryptocurrency Massive Energy Consumption Is Extravagant?

Overblown bitcoin energy consumption is leaving an adverse impact on environmental sustainability and different opinions exist of bitcoin miner experts regarding this major concern.

US Authorities Uncover Chinese-linked Bitcoin Mining Operations

US Authorities Uncover Chinese-linked Bitcoin Mining Operations

US authorities have identified a significant number of Chinese-linked Bitcoin mining operations across the United States, sparking national security concerns. Published by The New York Times on October 13, the report highlights the close proximity of some of these operations to critical military and infrastructure sites. Amidst escalating US-China political tensions, the surge in Chinese Bitcoin mining operations in the US, coupled with their substantial energy consumption, poses critical questions regarding cybersecurity, energy sustainability, and geopolitical dynamics.

Hut 8 Mining Corporation Ramps Up Fight Against Power Supplier

Hut 8 Mining Corporation Ramps Up Fight Against Power Supplier

Hut 8 Mining sued Ontario over power supply to a newly built crypto mining plant.

U.S. Department of Energy Halts Bitcoin Mining Survey Amid Legal Pushback

U.S. Department of Energy Halts Bitcoin Mining Survey Amid Legal Pushback

The DOE's emergency Bitcoin mining survey is withdrawn following legal challenges from Riot Platforms and the Texas Blockchain Council.

Elon Musk’s Concerns Over Bitcoin's Energy Consumption Are Misguided, Says Ark Invest

Elon Musk’s Concerns Over Bitcoin's Energy Consumption Are Misguided, Says Ark Invest

Ark Investment Management company has commented on Elon Musk’s concerns over Bitcoin mining's impact on the environment.

Gulf Energy Invests in Binance.US as Both Aim to Float a Crypto Exchange

Gulf Energy Invests in Binance.US as Both Aim to Float a Crypto Exchange

Thailand's power generation firm Gulf Energy Development Public Company Limited has unveiled its investment in Binance.US through its Hong Kong-based subsidiary, Gulf International Investment Limited.

Bitcoin Miner Iris Energy Signs Share Purchase Agreement with B. Riley

Bitcoin Miner Iris Energy Signs Share Purchase Agreement with B. Riley

The issuance of new shares is meant to help Iris Energy strengthen its capital base to support its Bitcoin mining operations amid the market downturn.

Energy Crisis Is Forcing Cryptocurrency Mining Companies Out of Kazakhstan

Energy Crisis Is Forcing Cryptocurrency Mining Companies Out of Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan recently welcomed the Bitcoin miners from China. But now lack of adequate electricity supply is causing some mining farms to relocate elsewhere.

El Salvador President Proposes Volcanic-Powered Bitcoin Mining System

El Salvador President Proposes Volcanic-Powered Bitcoin Mining System

El Salvador is considering building a Bitcoin mining hub around its volcanoes.

Sam Altman Advocates for Energy Breakthroughs in AI at Davos Forum

Sam Altman Advocates for Energy Breakthroughs in AI at Davos Forum

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, OpenAI CEO Sam Altman emphasized the need for an energy breakthrough to sustain future AI development, advocating for investment in fusion and other sustainable energy sources.

Ethereum Energy consumption, Carbon Footprint Reduce 99.99% after Merge

Ethereum Energy consumption, Carbon Footprint Reduce 99.99% after Merge

Ethereum completed a massive software upgrade that is said to have slashed its carbon footprint and energy usage.

El Salvador to Build the World's First Bitcoin City, Funded by Bitcoin Bonds

El Salvador to Build the World's First Bitcoin City, Funded by Bitcoin Bonds

El Salvador’s President, Nayib Bukele has unveiled the country’s plans to build the first fully functional Bitcoin city, a project that is billed to be funded by a Bitcoin-backed, government-issued bond.

IBM Unveils NorthPole: An Energy-Efficient AI Chip Prototype

IBM Unveils NorthPole: An Energy-Efficient AI Chip Prototype

IBM has introduced a new prototype AI chip named NorthPole, exhibiting remarkable speed and energy efficiency, as reported in Science Magazine on October 19, 2023. The chip, showcasing a 25-fold higher energy efficiency and a 22-fold lower time latency on benchmark tests, addresses the longstanding von Neumann bottleneck by melding memory with computation on-chip. This innovation opens up avenues for applications like autonomous surgery and self-driving vehicles, with continued research on this architecture already underway at IBM.

Square Inc. To Go Carbon Neutral in Its Bitcoin Operations by 2030

Square Inc. To Go Carbon Neutral in Its Bitcoin Operations by 2030

Jack Dorsey’s payment company Square Inc. has laid out plans to go carbon neutral bordering on all Bitcoin and operational aspects by 2030.

Crypto Mining May be Sacrificed as EU Continues to Battle Energy Crisis

Crypto Mining May be Sacrificed as EU Continues to Battle Energy Crisis

With the energy crisis in the EU, member countries may be mandated to halt crypto-mining activities

El Salvador Buys 21 BTC To Mark Special Day

El Salvador Buys 21 BTC To Mark Special Day

Central American nation El Salvador purchased 21 Bitcoins (BTC) on December 21, 2021, to mark the 21st day of the 21st year of the 21st century.

Dogecoin Becomes the First Cryptocurrency to Enter Space amid "DOGE-1 Moon Landing Mission"

Dogecoin Becomes the First Cryptocurrency to Enter Space amid "DOGE-1 Moon Landing Mission"

On May 9, Geometric Energy Corporation (GEC), a logistics firm headquartered in Canada, officially announced the "DOGE-1 Moon Landing Mission."

China's Inner Mongolia to Shut Down Bitcoin Mining Operations Due to Energy Efficiency Concerns

China's Inner Mongolia to Shut Down Bitcoin Mining Operations Due to Energy Efficiency Concerns

A major Bitcoin mining hub in China, Inner Mongolia will be shutting down its extensive mining operations by April of this year.

Australian Companies Signed Deal to Develop Blockchain-Driven Virtual Power Plants

Australian Companies Signed Deal to Develop Blockchain-Driven Virtual Power Plants

Power Ledger, a Perth-based energy trading software company, and Powerclub, an Australian electricity wholesaler, have signed a deal to offer households unparalleled authority over their energy usage via a blockchain-based virtual power plant.

Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak's EFFORCE Crypto Kicks Off on HBTC

Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak's EFFORCE Crypto Kicks Off on HBTC

Steve Wozniak, Apple's co-founder, new blockchain project to fund energy-efficiency projects, Efforce has launched its token WOZX on HBTC.com.

Power Ledger Partners with Power Club To Roll Out Blockchain Plants in South Australia

Power Ledger Partners with Power Club To Roll Out Blockchain Plants in South Australia

Powerledger enters into a partnership with Powerclub, an Australian electricity wholesaler for better energy usage, allowing the integration of power club's blockchain ledger application.

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