El Salvador finally mines the first bitcoin with volcanic energy. The country has almost 22% of its power produced through geothermal energy.
President Nayib Bukele had a tweet regarding the first mined bitcoin through volcanic energy calling it “officially the first bitcoin mining the volcanode.”
Following the approval by El Salvador’s congress for the adoption of bitcoin as legal tender in June, Bukele said he had instructed state-owned geothermal electric company LaGeo to allow bitcoin miners to tap the country’s volcanic resources.
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