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IOT Group and Hunter Energy Partner for an Energy Hungry Blockchain Center

Category: Blockchain, Business, Mining, News, Tech

IOT Group and Hunter Energy Partner for an Energy Hungry Blockchain Center

ASX-listed IOT Group partnered with Hunter Energy through a binding agreement to develop a Blockchain Application Center adjacent to a power station. The Initiative is to explore and gain exposure to the rapidly growing area of the Internet of Things (IoT). Blockchain Application Center Initiative Hunter Energy is currently working to recommission a Redbank power plant near Singleton, Australia with…

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Washington Chelan County PUD: We Will No Longer Tolerate Illegal Bitcoin Mining Activities

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Washington Chelan County PUD: We Will No Longer Tolerate Illegal Bitcoin Mining Activities

Where cheap electricity is abundant, there are illegal bitcoin miners. Washington Chelan County, a region bursting with cost-efficient hydroelectric power, is now fed-up of illegal mining operations going on in the area and has declared total war on the “scoundrels” perpetuating the crime. No Room for Illegal Cryptocurrency Mining Back in March 2018, the Washington state Chelan County Public Utility…

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Chilean Energy Minister Unveils Blockchain-based Pilot for Energy Data

Category: Blockchain, Ethereum, News, Tech

Chilean Energy Minister Unveils Blockchain-based Pilot for Energy Data

Chile has joined the league of nations implementing the technology behind bitcoin to solve diverse administrative issues. A number of countries around the world have already created pilot initiatives that rely on blockchain technology to tackle issues like land registries and energy management. Ensuring Data Fidelity in the Energy Sector The pilot blockchain project will create a decentralized database thus…

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European Utilities Look to Blockchain Technology to Stay Ahead of the Competition

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European Utilities Look to Blockchain Technology to Stay Ahead of the Competition

European utilities will begin directly trading with one other using blockchain technology to stay ahead of emerging technology and stave off competition from agile startups and digital companies. According to Reuters, energy operators previously tested blockchain technology for wholesale trading. However, Enerchain, the peer-to-peer trading initiative will go live in the second or third quarter of 2018 with a small…

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What Ways Might Governments Undermine Bitcoin?

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Business, Finance, News

What Ways Might Governments Undermine Bitcoin?

Erik Townsend, host of the MacroVoices podcast and manager of the hedge fund Fourth Turning Capital Management, LLC, spoke with CEO of Hedgeye Keith McCullough regarding cryptocurrencies and their relationship with governments on the whole. Roadblocks and Skepticism One of the most significant quotes that came from this conversation was “The bitcoin guys invented the technology. The government is going…

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Mega Mining Facility to be Established in Montana

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Mega Mining Facility to be Established in Montana

Crypto Watt LLC plans to establish a mega Bitcoin mining facility in the state of Montana in the United States. The company is reportedly investing over $75 million to develop and operate the mining hub. The plant is going to be built on a 53-acre industrial complex that has been acquired by the company in the cities of Butte and…

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Chinese Bitcoin Miners Largely Unaffected by Volatility and Regulation

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Chinese Bitcoin Miners Largely Unaffected by Volatility and Regulation

China has proven to be one of the most profitable locations for Bitcoin mining, even with the increased cost of electricity and reduced rate of mining. This would mean that if the dominant cryptocurrency were to fall by half its value, miners in China would still turn a profit. Balancing Electricity Costs The price of bitcoin is currently trading near…

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Blockchain “Smart Grid” to be Tested in Fukushima

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Blockchain “Smart Grid” to be Tested in Fukushima

Japanese energy company, Eneres, will demonstrate the potential for an energy-grid supported by blockchain technology. Blockchain Energy Grid Nikkei Asian Review reported on September 2 that Eneres energy company would be experimenting with blockchain technology as a means of distributing electricity. The demonstration is to be a part of a series of attempts by the Fukushima prefectural government to find…

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Russia’s Savvy Move to Boost Mining Energy Power

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Mining, News

Russia’s Savvy Move to Boost Mining Energy Power

According to Vedomosti, the Russian-language business daily published in Moscow, major companies operating power plants in the country are leasing excess energy capacity to cryptocurrency miners. This move is being hailed as a boost for crypto miners who are seeing their electricity bills consume a significant proportion of their profits. At the center of this major development are two of…

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Oil Giant BP to Test Blockchain Technology With BTL Group

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Oil Giant BP to Test Blockchain Technology With BTL Group

Oil giant BP, the world’s eighth-largest energy company by revenue ($222.8 billion), has officially begun collaborating with Canadian blockchain startup BTL Group. After a few months of successful testing, BP, Italian oil and gas company Eni, and major German energy company Wien Energie all plan to enter a six-month production phase with BTL’s Interbit platform built on top of the…

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