In Russia for mining cryptocurrency, it is advisable to use renewable energy, particularly solar and wind. This was stated by the Minister of natural resources and ecology of Russia Sergey Donskoy in conversation with RT.
According to him, mining can have a negative effect on the ecology of the regions where generating capacity.
“We believe that it would be preferable for the production of bitcoins to use the power of green energy, which has lower emissions and therefore less impact on the environment. This trend has good prospects in the future,” he said.
Sergey Donskoy added that the availability of power for green energy for miners can find in Siberia and the far East.
We will remind, in August of 2017, the representatives of the Russian movement “the popular front” took the initiative of creating nature of the cryptocurrency, based on green technologies, which could become an alternative to the powerful bitcoin.