For The Economist on the Price of Bitcoin and Energy Usage

By G. Elliott Morris

On Feb. 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”