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Yahoo Finance: Tianjin boosts electricity rates to further punish underground crypto mining

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School is featured in this article about China’s effort to discourage energy-intensive cryptocurrency mining, which the country banned in September 2021 but continues to exist in some pockets. Read…

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Public or private energy?

Renationalisation is not the solution to the current supply and pricing issues in the energy market, Professor Michael Pollitt of Cambridge Judge Business School says in a new podcast. Renationalisation of the energy industry is "not an obvious solution" to…

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Looking at 2022

Cambridge Judge Business School faculty offer their insights and opinions on what to expect in 2022 in areas ranging from climate change to workplace technology to business education. Predictions are by definition an inexact endeavour: few predicted at the start…

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The Wall Street Journal: US takes Bitcoin mining crown after China crackdown

Further press coverage for the latest Bitcoin mining report from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, finds that the US is now first in the world following a government crackdown in China. (subs) Read…

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BBC News: US leads Bitcoin mining as China ban takes effect

China's share of global Bitcoin mining has fallen to effectively zero, research by the Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index (CBECI) suggests. The latest data by the Index, developed at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business…

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Financial Times: US overtakes China as biggest bitcoin mining hub after Beijing ban

The latest Bitcoin mining report from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance finds that the US is now first in the world following a government crackdown in China. This new data (to the end of August 2021) shows the US…

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Bloomberg: The US leads the world in bitcoin mining after China crackdown

Another take on the Bitcoin research coming out of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business School. The latest update to the Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index (CBECI) has confirmed the impact of the Bitcoin mining…

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Geographic shift

The United States has taken the leading position in Bitcoin mining following China's crackdown on mining operations, shows data update from the Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index (CBECI) at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance. By Michel Rauchs, Digital Assets Lead…

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Luckbox Magazine: Bitcoin mining is spewing carbon

Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index developed at Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, based at Cambridge Judge Business School, is quoted in the article. According to the index, bitcoin mining uses more electricity than most nation-states. Read the full article [luckboxmagazine.com]…

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Flexible energy markets

How can regulators better support the trend toward intermittent renewable energy connected to lower voltage distribution networks in order to prevent network overload? Regulatory changes so far vary widely, finds a new paper from Cambridge Judge Business School. Professor Michael…

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