Cryptocurrency Mining at Home Heats Up With Eco-Friendly Miner

  • Published on: Mar 13, 2018 - 10:42 AM
  • Source: Bitcoin Magazine

Cryptocurrency Mining at Home Heats Up With Eco-Friendly MinerProof of Work (PoW) mining operations, like Bitcoin and Ethereum, use a tremendous amount of energy and generate a tremendous amount of waste heat. Qarnot is one of a number of growing companies that has found a way to turn that waste heat into controlled heating for the home or office. The new Qarnot QC-1 "crypto heater" takes advantage of an obvious synergy: It makes use of the waste heat generated by mining crypto in the guise of an attractive space heater.  Spec wise, the QC-1 contains two GPUs: NITRO+ RADEON RX 580 8G 60 MH/s at 650W. Local electrical costs and climate are key determinin …

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