Cryptocurrency mining in Iceland is using so much energy, the electricity may run out


The value of bitcoin may have stumbled in recent months, but in Iceland it has known only one direction so far: upward. The stunning success of cryptocurrencies around the globe has had a more unexpected repercussion on the island of 340,000 people: It could soon result in an energy shortage in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. As […]

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Auteur : Rick Noack

Date de parution : 13 February 2018 | 1:23 pm

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