Will owning bitcoins become a status symbol — or a scarlet letter for a new generation of climate-focused investors wise to the challenges it poses?The answer is complicated.Bitcoin supporters say that estimates of its carbon footprint are overstated. And if the computers that mine and help transact bitcoins are attached to an electric grid that uses wind and solar power, they … [Read more...] about Bitcoin’s Climate Change Impact Is Under Scrutiny
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In Utah, Soleil Lofts signed a first-of-its-kind deal with Rocky Mountain Power, which can tap the batteries as a power source. This arrangement helps the utility save generating costs while helping the developer save money, according to the Wasatch Group, the Utah developer that built and manages the apartments.Wasatch executives see the virtual power plant as proof that … [Read more...] about The Hottest Amenity From Developers? A Power Plant Made of Batteries.