energy

CDCROP: Fabio Panetta talks to European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde. (Thierry Monasse/Getty Images)
ECB Official Says Energy-Intensive Crypto Should Be Banned
Fabio Panetta also said that investors have been caught in a "bubble."
CDCROP: Fabio Panetta talks to European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde. (Thierry Monasse/Getty Images)

Map of Africa on digital pixelated display (da-kuk/E+/Getty Images)
Jack Dorsey-Backed East African Bitcoin Miner Gridless Raises $2M
Dorsey’s Block and bitcoin venture-capital firm Stillmark co-led a seed funding round.
Map of Africa on digital pixelated display (da-kuk/E+/Getty Images)

Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
Canada's Manitoba Province Enacts 18-Month Moratorium on New Crypto Mining
The local heavily indebted public utility has received up to 4.6 GW of requests from miners looking to connect to the grid.
Winnipeg Manitoba Canada

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Why Energy Is the Most (Geo)Political Market, With Tony Greer
The Morning Navigator author explains the last two years of oil, and more.
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El órgano ejecutivo quiere que los estados miembro se preparen para bloquear la minería de criptomonedas este invierno. (Christian Lue/Unsplash)
Los países europeos deben estar listos para bloquear la minería de criptomonedas, según Comisión Europea
El órgano ejecutivo de la Unión Europea también quiere que las blockchains exhiban indicadores de eficiencia energética y que se acaben las exenciones impositivas a las criptomonedas.
El órgano ejecutivo quiere que los estados miembro se preparen para bloquear la minería de criptomonedas este invierno. (Christian Lue/Unsplash)

CDCROP: The EU flag (Christian Lue/Unsplash)
EU Countries Must Be Ready to Block Crypto Mining, Commission Says
The European Union's executive arm also wants blockchains to show energy-efficiency labels and to end crypto tax breaks.
CDCROP: The EU flag (Christian Lue/Unsplash)

CDCROP: Bruno Le Maire is a French politician and former diplomat who has served as Minister of the Economy and Finance since 2017 (Thierry Monasse/Getty Images)
France to Explore Crypto Tax Treatment Next Year
The self-styled crypto hub won’t just copy and paste traditional finance norms, but Bruno Le Maire is also worried about energy consumption
CDCROP: Bruno Le Maire is a French politician and former diplomat who has served as Minister of the Economy and Finance since 2017 (Thierry Monasse/Getty Images)

Kryptovault's CEO Kjetil Pettersen and the mine's technician overlooking several hundred mining rigs working. (Eliza Gkritsi)
Miners Take Off for The Great – and More Profitable – North
Bitcoin mining in most of Europe is now “impossible” as energy costs soar but miners are increasingly seeking refuge in the northern reaches of Norway and Sweden.
Kryptovault's CEO Kjetil Pettersen and the mine's technician overlooking several hundred mining rigs working. (Eliza Gkritsi)

Michael Saylor
As Ethereum Merge Looms, Michael Saylor Pushes Back Against Bitcoin's Energy Critics
The bitcoin maximalist, executive chairman of MicroStrategy and recently alleged tax evader says the Bitcoin network’s output is 100 times greater in cost than its input.
Michael Saylor

Argo Blockchain's Helios facility in Dickens County, Texas. (Argo Blockchain)
Argo Blockchain's Crypto Mining Margin Narrows to 20% as Natural Gas Prices Soar
The miner signed a deal to host up to 32 megawatts of mining machines, enough to power about 10,000 rigs.
Argo Blockchain's Helios facility in Dickens County, Texas. (Argo Blockchain)