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Bitcoin estimated to use half a percent of the world's electric energy by end of 2018

  • Thu, 17 May 2018 16:28
Bitcoin's burgeoning electricity demands have attracted almost as much attention as the cryptocurrency's fluctuating value. But estimating exactly how much electricity the Bitcoin network uses remains a challenge. A new methodology helps pinpoint where Bitcoin's electric energy consumption is headed and how soon it might get there. Top Society News -- ScienceDaily

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