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Crypto Goes Nuclear: Pennsylvania and Ohio to be Home to Nuclear-Powered Cryptomining

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I actually run an extension cord to my neighbors house to mine.
 
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I looked back at my parents and grandparents like as if you didn't recycle, as if you put lead in everything.

I guess none of that compares to a nuke plant an nuclear waste to make imaginary stuff to try to real money.

What a sad state of affairs.

Maybe try real mining, like gold, the traditional way to get money..........

Crypto mining is electronic mining and its here to stay we as the world can't be not evolving versus the traditional way of mining and its not imaginary its a virtual currency
 
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Crypto mining is electronic mining and its here to stay we as the world can't be not evolving versus the traditional way of mining and its not imaginary its a virtual currency

This is what it looks like why while you guys are doing it right?

 
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In principle i'm for cryptocurrency(idea behind it), the bad thing is that its waste of energy, even if you don't believe in human created climate change it should worry you that most of the electricity made for mining will be from coal, oil and other air-pollutants. Every 'poor' country will eventually jump on the crypto currency bandwagon to generate income, we in the 'rich' countries can not deny them that as they have the same rights as us when it comes to making money, the beauty with coal and oil generated electricity is that much of the problems are exported to other countries, they can like the USA just ignore international treaties. We in the rich part of the world have for a long time worked(40 years or so) against enviormental treaties, so can they.
 
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I would not live or work closer to that thing, I guess all the properties around the nuclear power plant already sank in price.
 
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This is all but "green" ...

To produce some PoW that can be stored on a Floppy disk for a lifetime of mining, you need :
  • Build a Nuclear reactor
  • Mine Uranium (so green)
  • Use centrifuges to have U-235 (even greener)
  • Properly dispose of nuclear waste (yeah)
  • Build hundred of thousands of ASIC chip (we all know it's a green industry)
  • Build the system around
  • Have people come and go every day to maintain it operable
  • Change pieces regularly because technology is going really fast


Seriously, how can you sell that this thing is somehow ecological ?
It maybe less terrifying than running on coal, but you need to remember that you need a 1000$ chip + 200W during a year to have 1500$.

Is mining 1 ETH greener than 15 one-hundred dollar bills? I don't think so. Coin idea is great. Coin actual state is totally broken.
I don't even speak of the whole paying side hardware needed (NFC chips, servers, blockchain validation which is super heavy load, etc.)


Coin are not stable yet. When you see a coin get *30 in value under 2 month, you can't say it's viable option, whatever the reasons are.
 
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This is all but "green" ...

To produce some PoW that can be stored on a Floppy disk for a lifetime of mining, you need :
  • Build a Nuclear reactor
  • Mine Uranium (so green)
  • Use centrifuges to have U-235 (even greener)
  • Properly dispose of nuclear waste (yeah)
  • Build hundred of thousands of ASIC chip (we all know it's a green industry)
  • Build the system around
  • Have people come and go every day to maintain it operable
  • Change pieces regularly because technology is going really fast


Seriously, how can you sell that this thing is somehow ecological ?
It maybe less terrifying than running on coal, but you need to remember that you need a 1000$ chip + 200W during a year to have 1500$.

Is mining 1 ETH greener than 15 one-hundred dollar bills? I don't think so. Coin idea is great. Coin actual state is totally broken.
I don't even speak of the whole paying side hardware needed (NFC chips, servers, blockchain validation which is super heavy load, etc.)


Coin are not stable yet. When you see a coin get *30 in value under 2 month, you can't say it's viable option, whatever the reasons are.
Well, if you want to be silly about it... manufacturing anything is particularly ungreen. Especially when you have to tear up the earth for the minerals.
 
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Hi,
Nuclear plant not sure that would happen EPA wouldn't sit still for that to happen anytime soon.
It is. This isn't yesteryears green lobby.

This is what it looks like why while you guys are doing it right?

No, pretty sure that's a gamer dwarf from DRG.

Seriously, how can you sell that this thing is somehow ecological ?
Because it doesn't just do that, it builds green infrastructure for everything else.
 
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The whole site is suppose to pull 300 MW to mine virtual currency. Much green!
 
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The whole site is suppose to pull 300 MW to mine virtual currency. Much green!
It's not all for crypto. Nearly none of the new powerplants are.

Honestly, I doubt even 1/3rd is used for actual mining.
 

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imo we should be building nuclear power plants and shutting down coal powered plants. They are safe if run right. France generates 70% of their electricity from nuclear plants. It's cheaper than coal powered plants to generate electricity. France generates so much cheap electricity that they export it to neighboring countries.
 
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imo we should be building nuclear power plants and shutting down coal powered plants. They are safe if run right. France generates 70% of their electricity from nuclear plants. It's cheaper than coal powered plants to generate electricity. France generates so much cheap electricity that they export it to neighboring countries.
I agree completely, but it will take buckets of money considering most (if not all) western businesses designing reactors are gone for good. Westinghouse was the last in a long deck of dominos there.

This is where crypto "big money" is actually ideally set up to help us.
 
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Nuclear reactors to search for unique numbers that someone is willing to pay actual sovereign money for. They've jumped the shark.
 
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I hope future generations will find all the digital coins we made worth it when they have to deal with the spent nuclear fuel.
 
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So much for claims that crypto is free from governmental and corporate influence.
 
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The cryptocurrency talk seems like just a way of putting a positive spin on building nuclear reactors, which some poorly educated armchair activists seem to think is somehow bad - saying that what they aggressively portray as bad is actually good will probably burn out their synapses and make them quiet for a while.
Personally, I think it's great. The more current-generation reactors the better for everyone - country I was born in is still around 95% coal and gas, with all the great things burning coal and gas brings, like cancer caused by atmospheric pollution, CO2 emissions and such. The whole country looks like a damn red blob on a global pollution map which even I, a radical and antisocial misanthrope, think is a horrible irresponsibility on a large scale.

Also, to clarify: It's almost impossible to build a powerful energy source for a singular energy sink, the balancing of such system would be really risky, as they say, "on knife's edge". That's why the electrical grid is a marvel of engineering and a highly underrated step in enabling technological and social progress.
 

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This is plain stupid
 
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we in ohio would gladly sell one of three our nuclear power plants. personally i'm tired of all the corruption around the government funding.
 
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We live in a strange word.
There are nations where having electricity for 24/7 is a luxury :( and there are other nations where we build Neuclear Power Plant for Crypto mining.

I have mixed feeling when it comes energy produced by Nuclear Power Plants. One one-hand it is better than using fossil fuel that is causing our climate to change but on the other hand it reminds me how dangerous it could be when one thinks about incidents like Fukushima:
https://m.dw.com/en/japan-fukushima-nuclear-disaster/a-56825937
 
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This is incredible stupid. The US is still burning coal as if they where some poor 3rd world country, so this is just shifting power away from the countries needs, it's as green as i am a green martian.
 
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