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Energy is an integral part of our everyday lives. We use it in almost every aspect of our day and is an essential component in the development of our economy and quality of life. For those who don’t have energy readily available to them, however, life isn’t quite as simple. There are proven links between fuel poverty and education, fuel poverty and health issues and fuel poverty and household sanitation and comfort.
It was recently announced that SSE and Npower were in advanced talks over merging their two retail business to form one, giant ‘independent’ energy company.
The media has been buzzing recently about the danger of the Bitcoin industry's electricity consumption. The cryptocurrency's security is based on complex calculations made by supercomputers, an operation called mining. According to the latest research, Bitcoin uses as much electricity as Ireland, that is about 30 TWh per year.
According to some researchers, Bitcoin uses as much power as Ireland