Bitcoin’s Energy Consumption Surpasses Ireland - Digiconomist
According to the Bitcoin Energy Consumption Index the Bitcoin mining network has passed Ireland in terms of electricity consumption.
BREAKING: the total #Bitcoin mining network now consumes more #energy than Ireland.
An average Irish household consumes 5,300 KWh per year. At 260 KWh per #BTC transaction that's the equivalent of 18 days of power. #MakeBitcoinSustainable