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Storage is a perfect medium for blockchain security being both cryptographically verifiable and scarce. Storage is a commodity with a large market and multiple major global players. It is power-efficient and scalable and can incentivize the circular economy.

Chia is the solution to the "Proof of Work" energy problem.

Annual Energy UseTWhSourceDate Updated
Bitcoin Energy Use121.50
Dogecoin Energy Use2.26
Chia (today)0.15this spreadsheet10/10/2023

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