Solar-Powered Crypto Farm in Australia to Prove Bitcoin Mining Can Be Green

A crypto mining data center in the state of South Australia will be running mainly on solar-generated electricity, a media report reveals. The coin minting facility has been set up in a region known for its energy-hungry iron ore extraction and steel production. Bitcoin Farm to Mine Cryptocurrency on Solar and Excess Energy in South Australia The ‘Steel City’ of Whyalla in South Australia has become home to a new crypto mining installation that will run on electricity generated from solar power. Operated by the Lumos Digital Mining company, the…

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Australian regulators seek public input on crypto ETPs

[ad_1] The Australia Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is seeking public feedback on on crypto-asset exchange-traded products (ETPs), stating that it is aware of rising interest and demand in their launch on regulated Australian markets. In a consultation paper released June 30, the regulator said its top priority was to assess whether the “unique and ever evolving features” of crypto-asset ETPs could meet existing regulatory obligations in a consistent fashion. Given this complexity and the fast pace of change in the industry, ASIC notes it deems it necessary to consult widely in…

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Scammers Pick Bank Transfers Over Cryptocurrency, Australian Report Reveals – Bitcoin News

[ad_1] Investment scams have been by far the most common type in Australia recently, a new report by the country’s consumer watchdog has revealed. And while a growing number of Australians fall victim to fraudulent schemes involving cryptocurrency, bank transfers remain the scammers’ favorite way to extract money. Australians Lose $670 Million to Scammers in a Year, Including $75 Million Through Bank Transfers Residents of Australia have lost $851 million Australian dollars (almost $670 million) in over 444,000 reported scam cases in 2020, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)…

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