Posts tagged: Iceland

DigitalBTC’s New Mining Centre Powered 100% by Renewable Energy

By: Nermin Hajdarbegovic Australian bitcoin firm digitalBTC has announced a multi-year hosting and power supply agreement with Verne Global – a UK-based company specialised in “power-conscious” data centre solutions. Under the agreement, digitalBTC will instal mining hardware at Verne Global’s data centre campus in Iceland, which is powered exclusively by renewable energy, and will source approximately 50% of its power needs […]

Wind Power puts Iceland on the Renewable Energy Map

  In a recently released report on world wind energy Iceland became the 100th nation to subscribe to this form of renewable energy, and was noted for its commitment to R&D in the sector. The World Wind Energy Report 2012 added Iceland after they installed two 900 kW turbines in December last year, situated in […]

Iceland Hopes Cheap, 100% Renewable Electricity will Attract Foreign Business

  Iceland is the only country in the world which can boast 100% renewable electricity, a fact that it is trying to exploit in attempts to attract foreign investment to help boost its economy which is still recovering from the collapse of its banks in 2008. This is not the first time that Icelanders have […]

The Use of Geothermal Energy in Commercial Buildings

Perhaps the largest energy expenditure of a commercial building comes from its HVAC or heating and cooling system. Office buildings and factories have a lot of open space, and filling this space with hot or cold air can consume a lot of energy and be expensive. One solution to this problem is harnessing the natural […]