Bitcoin energy use in Iceland set to overtake homes, says local firm
Bitcoin mining is on pace to use up more electricity in Iceland than people's homes
In Iceland, bitcoin mining is now on track to use more electricity than all homes combined in 2018. There are so many proposed data centers that it won't be possible to supply power to all of them, according to local officials.
Fun! Iceland will be the first country where Bitcoin uses more power than the people do.
Icelandic Bitcoin mines will use more electricity than homes in the country this year, an energy firm says.
#Bitcoin energy use in Iceland set to overtake homes, says local firm
Iceland is running out of electricity due to....bitcoin mining. Pardon me while I go light myself on fire.
This is bonkers: ‘Bitcoin energy use in Iceland set to overtake homes’
goddamnit you bitcoin jerks
This year, electricity use at Bitcoin mining data centres is likely to exceed that of all Iceland’s homes
Bitcoin energy use in Iceland set to overtake homes, says local firm
This is getting totally bonkers... Bitcoin energy use in Iceland set to overtake homes
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This is so bizarre. How does something that doesn't even exist in IRL burn up so much energy?