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Here's how much land area we'd need to power Bitcoin with solar

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 15, 2017 01:03 AM
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by lacygcooke@gmail.com (Lacy Cooke) last modified Dec 14, 2017

You've probably been hearing about how much electricity bitcoin is consuming: more than 33 terrawatt-hours in 2017. The Land Art Generator Initiative created a graphic revealing just how much land we'd need to generate enough energy from solar panels to power bitcoin sustainably. This year, we'd need an array larger than San Francisco.




 

 


 

 

 
 
 
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