Power Minister Manohar Lal takes stock of capacity addition

Newly appointed union power minister Manohar Lal took stock of capacity addition in transmission, generation, and battery energy storage. He reviewed the power supply situation and discussed the rising electricity…

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NCLT allows fresh round of bidding for KSK Mahanadi

The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has allowed KSK Mahanadi Power Company Ltd's committee of creditors (CoC) to invite fresh bids for the company. This decision comes after the tribunal…

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Scorching heat drives India’s gas-fired power use to multi-year highs in May

Sweltering heat and policy measures are driving a surge in gas-fired power use in India, with LNG imports set to sharply rise over the next two years. Gas-fired power generation…

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A deep dive into cryptocurrency decentralization

In recent years it has become well known that cryptocurrency networks such as the Bitcoin network are energy intensive systems. As of 2024, Bitcoin mining operates on more than 16…

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Powering AI could use as much electricity as a small country

It has been nine years since Digiconomist was first launched with the objective of “exposing the unintended consequences of digital trends.” For a big part of these nine years, the…

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The Latest Hype in NFTs is a Climate Disaster: On-Chain Bitcoin NFTs

It wasn’t long ago non-fungible tokens (NFTs) were making headlines for their excessive environmental impact. Most of these NFTs were making use of the Ethereum blockchain or a related platform,…

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New research highlights success of Ethereum’s merge

A new article published in the peer-reviewed journal “Patterns” has caught the attention of various mainstream media such as the BBC and Bloomberg. The article by Digiconomist-founder Alex de Vries,…

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Launching public API for energy and carbon footprint data

Digiconomist has launched a new API for developers to retrieve energy consumption and carbon footprint data on the Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dogecoin networks. The respective energy index pages already provide downloadable…

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