For The Economist on the Price of Bitcoin and Energy Usage

By G. Elliott Morris / February 07, 2019


The price of one Bitcoin in US dollars has fallen to new lows in recent months. Nevertheless, the people who verify transactions — so-called “miners” — are still churning away. Can they afford to keep that up?

“Bitcoin | Will bitcoin’s price crash cut into its energy use? | Miners are still devouring electricity, but would struggle to weather further price declines”