Nihal Krishan of The Washington Examiner reports that North Vancouver has become the first city to heat buildings through bitcoin mining.
- North Vancouver will use digital boilers which recover more than 96% of the electricity that is used in bitcoin mining in the form of heat energy.
- In an effort to reduce the emissions of energy-intensive bitcoin mining, we have recently begun to see bitcoin companies partner with nuclear energy providers to power their operations.
- North Vancouver’s efforts could be serve as a launchpad for future cities to use bitcoin mining to heat their homes.
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