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Ecologist argues that mining Bitcoin with volcanic energy is more expensive than using oil

Ecologist argues that mining Bitcoin with volcanic energy is more expensive than using oil

By Daily EditorBitcoin Ecologist Ricardo Navarro argued why he is concerned about El Salvador’s Bitcoin mining plans with geothermal energy. *** Along with the acceptance of Bitcoin As legal tender, El Salvador has also been a pioneer country in experimenting with crypto mining using volcanic energy. In fact, his idea is to create Bitcoin City, …

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Compass and compass: the inclusion of people with disabilities in infrastructure and energy projects

Inclusión de personas con discapacidad infraestructura y energía

To successfully navigate the complex waters of inclusion of people with disabilities (PwD), you need to equip yourself with the right tools. To achieve this objective, the IDB developed two publications that aspire to contribute to all companies that provide infrastructure and energy services so that they can advance an agenda of greater inclusion of …

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Bitfarms farm in Argentina to mine bitcoins with surplus energy from private plant

Bitfarms’ Bitcoin mining farm in Argentina already has a confirmed location: it will be in the town of Córdoba, at the Modesto Maranzana Thermoelectric Power Plant, owned by the Albanesi group. The installation of the Albanesi group will also sell the necessary energy for the Bitcoin mining operation that Bitfarms will have in the South …

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BTC mining would consume 0.38% of the energy wasted globally, reveals Bitcoin Mining Council report – DiarioBitcoin

US authorities capture nuclear engineer after receiving cryptocurrencies for the sale of secret plans - DiarioBitcoin

By Angel Di Matteo @shadowargel Among other data, the Bitcoin Mining Council estimates that 65% of unionized mining companies make use of renewable energies, and that the single network BTC it would only consume 2.8% of the wasted electricity in the US alone. *** The organization co-founded by Elon Musk and Michael Saylor to address …

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China’s bitcoin miners’ exodus impacts Russia’s energy sector

The mining of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies could be subject to special rates for electricity service in Russia. This was stated by the head of the Russian Energy Ministry, Nikolai Shulginov, this week. “To maintain the reliability and quality of the electricity supply, we believe that it is necessary to exclude the possibility that miners …

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Regulations and policies to enhance the energy transition Are we ready for the challenge?

Distributed energy resource

Distributed generation (DG) is defined, in general terms, as the generation installation at the distribution level. It is not a new concept. In several countries, the rules that allow small-scale generation for self-consumption, or that allow energy credits to be earned, are already decades old. Our region is not the exception, for example, Panama established …

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The time has come for solar energy to jump into the water!

Solar floating photovoltaic

Floating photovoltaic solar energy is gaining relevance around the world. Recently, plants with a capacity of tens and even hundreds of megawatts were installed in China, with more planned in India and Southeast Asia. In 2018, the accumulated installed capacity of floating solar panels was 1,000 MW, of which more than 500 MW were installed …

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A plan to achieve 70% renewable energy in the electricity matrix by 2030

Paneles solares-un plan para alcanzar 70% de energía renovable

In recent months, global awareness of the urgency of achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement has increased. Following recent IPCC reports, the energy transition took concrete shape: achieving net zero emissions globally around 2050. In the coming months, world leaders will meet to find viable paths to meet this challenge. The summit of the …

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