El Salvador sees greener crypto-currency mining in its future

El Salvador sees greener crypto-currency mining in its future

SAN SALVADOR, Oct 15 (Reuters) – El Salvador’s unfolding experiment as a first-adopter of the crytocurrency bitcoin could be increasingly powered by new streams of renewable energy, the chief of the country’s hydroelectric commission told reporters on Friday.Energy-intensive cryptocurrency “mining” is done by computers, and has come under criticism from environmentalists as a big source … Read more