Many studies and reports confirm that Canadian hydropower is not needed to meet energy in the U.S. or Canada.
We believe that the conversation around energy should focus not just on how it is produced but on what it is being used for. On this page we will post links to stories on energy use — both alarming (cryptocurrencies are the most worrisome) and promising.
Bitcoin estimated to use half a percent of the world’s electric energy by end of 2018. EurekAlert. https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-05/cp-bet051018.php
Bitcoin miners are eating up Canada’s electricity. The Narwhal. https://thenarwhal.ca/bitcoin-miners-are-eating-up-canadas-electricity/)