Flower powered: Bitcoin miner heats greenhouses in the Netherlands

Flower powered: Bitcoin miner heats greenhouses in the Netherlands

A greenhouse in the Netherlands warmed with Bitcoin miner waste heat brings new meaning to the word "Dutch oven." Bitcoin (BTC) mining generates a lot of “waste” heat. As energy prices spiral out of control in Europe, miners have come up with creative ways of recycling the heat generated by solving valid Bitcoin blocks. Whereas in Norway, a miner is drying wood from the local timber mill, across the North Sea in the Netherlands, a miner is heating greenhouses to grow produce and bloom “Bitcoin flowers.” In a win-win partnership between a Dutch farmer and a Bitcoin miner, Bitcoin Bloem....

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