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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Zade, Michel; Myklebost, Jonas; Tzscheutschler, Peter; Wagner, Ulrich 
Title:
Is Bitcoin the Only Problem? A Scenario Model for the Power Demand of Blockchains 
Abstract:
When an author under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto published the paper “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” in 2008, the first cryptocurrency using the new blockchain technology was introduced. Over the last decade, more than 1,000 different cryptocurrencies, such as Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin were developed and Bitcoin's currency had almost reached an equivalent value of 20,000 $/BTC. After recognizing the disrupting momentum that the blockchain technology generated, scientists...    »
 
Journal title:
Frontiers in Energy Research 
Year:
2019 
Journal volume:
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Publisher:
Frontiers Media SA 
E-ISSN:
2296-598X 
Accepted:
13.02.2019 
Date of publication:
13.03.2019