Bert de Groot, a Dutch engineer, was inspecting six bitcoin miners as they solved complicated calculations to earn cryptocurrency. These machines, as they have been whirling and heating up, have been additionally bringing an sudden consequence: they have been bringing down power prices for tulip farmers in Brabant!
By harnessing solar energy from the roof of Bitcoin Brabant’s hothouse, Bert’s firm was in a position to scale back electrical energy consumption for mining crypto and assist these native green-fingers succeed amidst Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which was elevating fuel costs sky excessive.
Regardless of latest market instability driving crypto worth downwards, buyers are nonetheless eager – farms and firms like Bitcoin Brabant reap the rewards by profiting from this sustainable expertise at present revolutionizing our world.
From the Turkish love affair with tulips, which brought about the primary inventory market crash within the seventeenth century, to changing into the world’s greatest tulip producer, the Netherlands has come a great distance in the case of greenhouses.
An ideal match for enhancing the atmosphere
Within the Netherlands, one entrepreneur helps to battle local weather change in a somewhat sudden approach – by utilizing cryptocurrency mining to develop tulips!
André de Groot runs his distinctive power enterprise with 17 shoppers, together with eating places and warehouses. Due to what he calls “carbon unfavorable” operations, all powered by Bitcoin, these well-known Dutch flowers are being produced extra sustainably than ever earlier than.