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How Silent Technology Is Realizing the Goal of Clean Energy with Methanol

Category: Altcoins, Ethereum, ICO News, Investment

How Silent Technology Is Realizing the Goal of Clean Energy with Methanol

Climate change due to out-of-control carbon dioxide emissions has been a tangible threat for several years now. A study by the International Energy Agency in 2018 showed that CO2 levels around the world had increased by roughly 1.5 percent in the past year. Furthermore, with the United States backing out of the United Nations Paris Agreement earlier this year, the…

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How Cryptocurrency Mining Could Help to Minimize Energy Wastage

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Mining, News, Tech

How Cryptocurrency Mining Could Help to Minimize Energy Wastage

Concerns regarding the carbon footprint of the cryptocurrency mining industry continue to grow after it came to light that the power required to run the Bitcoin network exceeded that power consumption of entire countries. However, in an exciting turn of events, the World Economic Forum is now postulating that cryptocurrency mining could become the new face of efficient energy use…

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Peer-to-Peer Power Electrifies Australia with Blockchain and Renewables

Category: Adoption, Altcoins, Blockchain, News

Peer-to-Peer Power Electrifies Australia with Blockchain and Renewables

Power Ledger, a peer-to-peer renewable energy marketplace, is electrifying an entire apartment building using blockchain-based renewable energy according to July 30, 2018, reports. Public-Private Partnership Power Ledger is an Australian based renewable energy startup which has been operating since 2017. It created a platform that allows its customers access to multiple energy infrastructures governed by differing regulations to match their…

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Central City Rockdale Reinvents Itself from Mining Coal to Mining Bitcoin

Category: Bitcoin, Business, Mining, News

Central City Rockdale Reinvents Itself from Mining Coal to Mining Bitcoin

Rockdale, a town in central Texas, has made headlines due to plans of converting their town from mining coal, into mining bitcoin according to local reports on July 20, 2018. Bitmain Invades, Again In a post-industrial society, many areas that relied on the extraction of raw resources such as coal are beginning to face an economic struggle. Luminant, Texas’s largest…

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Blockchains Are Already on Their way to a Greener Web 3.0

Category: Adoption, Altcoins, Blockchain, Business, News

Blockchains Are Already on Their way to a Greener Web 3.0

With changing times, the energy sector is no more at the mercy of mega-corporations whose main agenda is to maximize profits at any cost irrespective of what is foregone. As consumer behavior is changing and awareness about environmental issues is on the rise, the dynamics of the energy sector is slowly changing. Areas Where Blockchain Can Help The new business…

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Iceland Building New Industry After Bitcoin Mining Unlocks Technological Talent

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Development, Mining, News, Tech

Iceland Building New Industry After Bitcoin Mining Unlocks Technological Talent

After several reports and criticism of Bitcoin mining using electricity equivalent to all of Iceland’s households, the sector looks primed to create economic development and industry in the region. Bitcoin Miners Parlay a New Industry On July 4, 2018, Bloomberg reported Iceland is embracing Bitcoin mining farms and computing setups, contrary to previous resistance towards the industry. Iceland does not…

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ICOBox and Lition Announce Significant Partnership for Token Support

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Business, News, Tech

ICOBox and Lition Announce Significant Partnership for Token Support

Lition has signed up with ICOBox, the world’s premier service provider for conducting ICOs. The latter will provide advice to help ensure Lition has the best support possible while they prepare to launch their ICO later this summer. The Lition Token The Lition Energy Exchange brings transparency and sustainability into the currently closed-off energy system by directly connecting green energy…

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Power Ledger Blockchain to Bring Lights Back on in Puerto Rico

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Business, News, Tech

Power Ledger Blockchain to Bring Lights Back on in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Irma and Maria had caused colossal devastation. The major loss of life and property in Puerto Rico in 2017 were just the tip of the iceberg. Many traditional methods of energy, batteries, solar panels and fossil fuels have been implemented across the island to bring life back to normalcy. Helping along is Power Ledger, the Australian blockchain technology provider…

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Chinese Police Seize 600 Bitcoin Mining Equipment and Arrest Unauthorized Miners

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Mining, News, Regulation

Chinese Police Seize 600 Bitcoin Mining Equipment and Arrest Unauthorized Miners

China has since placed a blanket ban on initial coin offerings (ICOs), bitcoin, and the altcoins but the autocratic government is yet to impose an embargo on Bitcoin mining. Now, the local police force has arrested some miners and seized their machines as well as mining equipment, citing power theft. Illegal Mining Activity Per Chinese news outlet Xinhua, the police…

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Texas Oil Producers Could Channel Excess Gas into Bitcoin Mining Operations

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Texas Oil Producers Could Channel Excess Gas into Bitcoin Mining Operations

A handful of forward-thinking Wall Street analysts have been inspired to turn gas producers in Texas’s oil-rich Permian Basin a healthy profit by simply converting their ‘useless’ natural gas into bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Gas Flaring to Bitcoin Mining Some cryptocurrencies use a proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm, a consensus that requires miners to compete against each other to complete transactions and…

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