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(Corrects Wood Mackenzie's forecast in para 1 and 4)
A trio of Jack Dorsey, Cathie Wood and Elon Musk are promoting the idea that Bitcoin mining can be good for the planet actually. That’s not exactly true.
The power cuts have highlighted the energy cost of cryptocurrencies at a time when global interest in virtual cash is booming and bitcoin, the original and most popular virtual currency, is gaining acceptance among mainstream investors.
Hydrogen has long been touted as a clean alternative to fossil fuels. Now, as major economies prepare green investments to kickstart growth, advocates spy a golden chance to drag the niche energy into the mainstream of a post-pandemic world.
Google and its parent company, Alphabet Inc, have long put themselves forward as leaders in renewable energy use. Last week, they took that a step further by announcing that they are now "working toward 24x7 clean energy everywhere we have datacentres”.
Global efforts to minimise the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic present an historic opportunity to scale up the technologies needed to speed a transition to cleaner energy.
A stone's throw from a power station on the barren outskirts of Tbilisi, Georgia's capital, a grey warehouse surrounded by metal containers hums to the sound of money.
A new industrial revolution is under way on the outskirts of Dublin.
Dozens of wind turbines each standing 260 feet tall spin in the breeze on the plains of Oklahoma, feeding electricity for a Google datacentre about 180 miles away.