Category: demand response

US Lawmakers Send Inquiry to ERCOT CEO Over Texas Crypto Mining and Its Effects on the So-Called Climate Crisis

A number of Democratic U.S. policymakers have written a letter to the CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) in order to inquire about the cryptocurrency mining operations…

Research Finds Bitcoin Mining Equates to 0.10% of Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

According to a recent report published by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), bitcoin mining worldwide accounts for around 0.10% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or 48.35 million…

Nasdaq-Listed Bitcoin Miner Terawulf Reveals Firm’s Lake Mariner Site Has 12,000 Miners Deployed

Following the publicly-listed mining operation Terawulf’s announcement that the firm’s Lake Mariner mining data center is up and running with 30 megawatts (MW) of capacity, 11 days later, the company…

Analyst Says Duke Energy Corporation Is Studying Bitcoin Mining Applied to Demand Response

According to the lead rates and regulatory strategy analyst at Duke Energy Corporation, the second-largest U.S. energy corporation is currently studying bitcoin mining. Lead analyst Justin Orkney said that a…