Bitcoin Mining Could Soon Be a ‘Windy’ Affair40.08

Bitcoin’s rise to prominence has been warped by environmentalists concerned about the protocol’s excessive energy requirements. However, researchers estimate Bitcoin uses as much electricity as Ireland and costs 0.1 percent of the world’s GDP.

Soluna, a renewable energy company, is poised to ease environmentalists’ concerns with a new, sustainable energy resource for the pioneer cryptocurrency, according to MIT Technology Review.

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