Bitcoin Price Surge Leads to Electricity Consumption Spike: Blog Questions Environmental Impact

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Bitcoin’s price surge has swelled the power consumption of computers mining the digital currency, according to a blog by Christopher Malmo, writing in Motherboard, that questions the environmental impact of bitcoin mining. According to a cryptocurrency index from Alex de Vries, also known as Digiconomist, bitcoin miners can consume more than 24 terawatt hours of

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