Category: Energy

What Bloomberg Gets Wrong About Bitcoin’s Climate Footprint

What Bloomberg Gets Wrong About Bitcoin’s Climate Footprint

The comparison between Bitcoin and Visa’s energy use, reached several highly misleading conclusions, our columnist says. (Akos Stiller/Bloomberg) Feb 8, 2021 at 1:37 p.m. UTCUpdated Feb 8, 2021 at 2:29 p.m. UTC What Bloomberg Gets Wrong About Bitcoin’s Climate Footprint Recently, Bloomberg published a piece calling Bitcoin an “incredibly dirty business.” It’s undeniable that the […]

Continue Reading

Apple Co-Founder Wozniak’s New Venture Lists Token to Help Fund Energy Efficiency Projects

Apple Co-Founder Wozniak’s New Venture Lists Token to Help Fund Energy Efficiency Projects

Dec 5, 2020 at 4:38 p.m. UTCUpdated Dec 6, 2020 at 2:25 a.m. UTC Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak (Shutterstock) Apple Co-Founder Wozniak’s New Venture Lists Token to Help Fund Energy Efficiency Projects Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has launched Efforce, a company that facilitates investments in energy efficiency projects via cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.  The company […]

Continue Reading

IOTA joins Japanese gov’t on blockchain-based maintenance project

IOTA joins Japanese gov’t on blockchain-based maintenance project

The IOTA blockchain finds a use case in industrial maintenance. 3560 Total views 38 Total shares The IOTA Foundation, a non-profit organization behind the IOTA blockchain, is collaborating with Japan’s government on a project targeting industrial infrastructure. The foundation has partnered on a project initiated by major Japanese maintenance companies, Best Materia and IMC, IOTA […]

Continue Reading

Siemens-backed blockchain energy platform showcases in Germany

Siemens-backed blockchain energy platform showcases in Germany

The German state-funded energy project uses DLT to enable transparent market transactions. 3416 Total views 7 Total shares A blockchain-based energy trading platform backed by German tech giant Siemens is being publicly demonstrated in a Bavarian municipality today. The so-called “Pebbles” project — short for “peer-to-peer energy trading based on blockchains” — is holding a […]

Continue Reading