Illegal Miners in Russia Stole $6.6M Worth of Electricity, Power Grid Firm Says
Electricity thieves built their own illicit power stations to connect hidden mining farms with the local energy grid, a state-owned provider says.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has launched Efforce, a company that facilitates investments in energy efficiency projects via cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.
Bitcoin mining can help big energy companies produce more efficiently, increasing American energy independence in the process.
Firms handling loans for home energy projects in California, Florida and Missouri are using a blockchain system from Spring Labs that could save up to $10 million in fraud.
Buenos Aires-based Nuclearis is using the Bitcoin-powered RSK blockchain as an immutable anchor for keeping tabs on critical documents.
Equinor will use digital flare mitigation tech from Crusoe Energy at its Bakken oilfield operations in the U.S.