Bitcoin Is Reportedly Set To Achieve A Net Zero Emission By 2024

Bitcoin (BTC) continues to face criticism for its carbon footprint as the asset gains popularity in various regions. However, the situation may be changing, especially as mining companies increasingly use renewable energy to cut carbon emissions.
Bitcoin Is Reportedly Set To Achieve A Net Zero Emission By 2024

According to new research by BatCoinz, Bitcoin is on track to achieve net zero emission by December 2024, making it the first monetary system to do so.

According to the study, the Bitcoin network presently has 62.4% zero emissions when carbon-negative mining is considered. Based on freshly announced carbon-negative initiatives, the activity is estimated to have 72.7% zero emissions by March 2023.

Bitcoin Is Reportedly Set To Achieve A Net Zero Emission By 2024
Source: Bat Coinz

The researchers used the methodology to calculate the amount of Bitcoin energy emitted by positive carbon sources and then computed the positive carbon quantity. Furthermore, the researchers reverse-engineered to determine how much methane would need to be removed from the air by combustion to offset the negative carbon quantity.

The study’s conclusion is based on the usage of flared gas to power BTC mining, which has increased by 8.3 MW per month since May 2021.

“We anticipate that Bitcoin mining using vented methane as power will initially grow at only 83% of the growth rate of flared gas mining (6.9 MW/month). Based on this more modest growth rate, we forecast that the Bitcoin network will become carbon neutral in Q4, 2024 fully,” the study said. 

Bitcoin Is Reportedly Set To Achieve A Net Zero Emission By 2024

Furthermore, the report noted that as Bitcoin grows, the hash rate will increase along with energy usage. The report did note, however, that renewable network utilization and miner efficiency are both increasing and will provide a counter-balance to the hash rate.

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Bitcoin Is Reportedly Set To Achieve A Net Zero Emission By 2024

Bitcoin (BTC) continues to face criticism for its carbon footprint as the asset gains popularity in various regions. However, the situation may be changing, especially as mining companies increasingly use renewable energy to cut carbon emissions.
Bitcoin Is Reportedly Set To Achieve A Net Zero Emission By 2024

According to new research by BatCoinz, Bitcoin is on track to achieve net zero emission by December 2024, making it the first monetary system to do so.

According to the study, the Bitcoin network presently has 62.4% zero emissions when carbon-negative mining is considered. Based on freshly announced carbon-negative initiatives, the activity is estimated to have 72.7% zero emissions by March 2023.

Bitcoin Is Reportedly Set To Achieve A Net Zero Emission By 2024
Source: Bat Coinz

The researchers used the methodology to calculate the amount of Bitcoin energy emitted by positive carbon sources and then computed the positive carbon quantity. Furthermore, the researchers reverse-engineered to determine how much methane would need to be removed from the air by combustion to offset the negative carbon quantity.

The study’s conclusion is based on the usage of flared gas to power BTC mining, which has increased by 8.3 MW per month since May 2021.

“We anticipate that Bitcoin mining using vented methane as power will initially grow at only 83% of the growth rate of flared gas mining (6.9 MW/month). Based on this more modest growth rate, we forecast that the Bitcoin network will become carbon neutral in Q4, 2024 fully,” the study said. 

Bitcoin Is Reportedly Set To Achieve A Net Zero Emission By 2024

Furthermore, the report noted that as Bitcoin grows, the hash rate will increase along with energy usage. The report did note, however, that renewable network utilization and miner efficiency are both increasing and will provide a counter-balance to the hash rate.

DISCLAIMER: The Information on this website is provided as general market commentary and does not constitute investment advice. We encourage you to do your own research before investing.

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