Cryptocurrency may light up renewable energy in Moldova
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Moldova, a small, landlocked country in eastern Europe, imports three-quarters of its energy and has seen its energy prices rise by more than half in the past five years.
Bitcoin to use 0.5 per cent of world's electricity by year end
The Bitcoin network - one of the most popular cryptocurrencies - currently uses almost as much power as Ireland does, and could be consuming about 0.5 per cent of the world's total electricity by the end of this year, a study has found.
Bitcoin's burgeoning e