The new Cambridge Bitcoin Energy Consumption Index (CBECI) shows the following: in September 2019, China's share of total computing capacity was 75.5%, but by April 2021 it had dropped to 46%.
The idea of combining a decentralized data storage and payment system was most vividly described in the white paper “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System”.
The power plant is considered one of the oldest in the United States. It is owned by Albany Engineering Corp (AEC), which rebuilt the facility in 1986.
Users are attracted by the ability to quickly enter the world of cryptocurrencies. All it takes is to type in ‘mining’ in search of the Play Market apps store and several options immediately pop up, games don’t count.
Thus, for the 250 GB model, the guaranteed capacity of recorded information is reduced by 55% (from 380 to 170 TB). For 500 GB - by 79% (from 800 to 170 TB).
BTC, ETH, DOGE and other cryptocurrencies are being mined in test mode. Spiritus has a built-in graphics processor that is activated when charging the electric car in the parking lot. The mining reward goes to the Nebula Wallet.