electricity

If it’s not the cold, it’s the heat: Iran leaves Bitcoin miners without electricity again

chart shows average minimum and maximum temperatures in Tehran for June 2022

The Government of Iran, as of June 22 of this year, will once again suspend access to electricity for Bitcoin miners registered in this country. Mostafa Rajaba Mashhabi, spokesman for the state electric power industry, mentioned Iran’s electricity demand is estimated to exceed 63 GWh this week. Reason why they decided to take this measure, …

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Bitcoin miners cornered between electricity prices and market crash

Bitcoin Miner Earnings Bottom Before Recovering 20% ​​in 12 Hours

Key facts: Miners in Chelan, Washington will pay 30% more for the electricity they consume. Bitcoin and the entire cryptocurrency market continues to fall. The blow that the fall of the cryptocurrency market represents for Bitcoin miners is indisputable, but to this is added the increase in the price of electricity that has been applied …

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Opportunity for scholarships for women interested in regulating electricity markets: an IDB-ARIAE initiative

Opportunity for scholarships for women interested in regulating electricity markets: an IDB-ARIAE initiative

The Ibero-American Association of Energy Regulatory Entities (ARIAE) and the Energy Division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) have partnered to award scholarships to women with an interest in regulating electricity markets in Latin America and the Caribbean. Three courses will be held, which will be taught in Spanish and virtual. At the IDB we …

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How does the demand for electricity in the countries of the region behave during the post-covid economic recovery?

Transformation of electricity demand

By: Franco Carvajal, Edilberto Matias and Michelle Hallack After more than two years of pandemic, the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) are returning to a “new normal” thanks to their vaccination plans and an economic revival. As the confinement was so important to stop the spread of infections, the guarantee of the …

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Bitcoin miners will pay more for electricity consumption in Russia

Bitcoin miners will pay more for electricity consumption in Russia

Key facts: Tariffs for increased electricity consumption will be determined by the authorities of each region. The regulator says that digital mining is one of the activities that overload the electricity grid. Bitcoin miners and other cryptocurrencies that carry out their activities on the territory of the Russian Federation will have to pay a higher …

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Empowering Electricity Consumers through Demand Response: Why and How?

Empowering Electricity Consumers through Demand Response: Why and How?

The energy transition challenge requires everybody’s involvement and action. Demand Response (DR), a key mechanism for promoting individual action and increasing system efficiency, enhances sustainability through better use of resources, reduces the electricity supply cost and, potentially, increases affordability. Through financial incentives, demand-side programs encourage consumer response and stimulate changes in their electricity consumption. Incentives …

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In the markets of the future you could buy and sell bitcoin with electricity

Learn about the updates that the Monero hard fork will bring in July

The price of Bitcoin in the cryptocurrency market is a benchmark, but what if someone who is going to buy 1 BTC pays with electricity instead of traditional fiat money. Is this possible? How? The first question in the previous paragraph has a simple answer: yes, it is possible to pay with electricity for obtaining …

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Impact of regulation on the quality of electricity service in Latin America and the Caribbean

Impact of regulation on the quality of electricity service in Latin America and the Caribbean

The quality of electricity service is essential for human well-being and development. In addition, every day, a quality service becomes more important to guarantee the economic competitiveness of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), in the midst of the advancement of the new industry 4.0 that appears with digitalization. According to the …

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Kazakhstan to leave Bitcoin miners without electricity until the end of the month

Bitmain launches new Bitcoin miner with liquid cooling system

The energy crisis in Kazakhstan continues and with it the impact on Bitcoin (BTC) mining. The electric operator of the Asian country ordered to cut the service to the farms that are in the country until the end of the month and today it was learned that a massive blackout left that nation and two …

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