Solar + Battery + Bitcoin Mining

How Bitcoin mining could yield more renewable energy providing more reliable power

Additional authors: Yassine Elmandjra (@yassineARK) & Sam Korus (@skorusARK)

Figure 1; For informational purposes only and should not be considered investment advice, or a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any particular security or cryptocurrency. Forecasts are inherently limited and cannot be relied upon. Source: ARK Investment Management LLC, 2021
  • Describe some of the interesting results that it suggests;
  • Caution against some of its weaknesses;
  • Detail likely directions of future work; and
  • Provide access to the underlying excel spreadsheet and offer some instructions on how to use, deploy and improve it.
Figure 2; For informational purposes only and should not be considered investment advice, or a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any particular security or cryptocurrency. Forecasts are inherently limited and cannot be relied upon. Source: ARK Investment Management LLC, 2021
Figure 3; For informational purposes only and should not be considered investment advice, or a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any particular security or cryptocurrency. Forecasts are inherently limited and cannot be relied upon. Source: ARK Investment Management LLC, 2021
Figure 4; For informational purposes only and should not be considered investment advice, or a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any particular security or cryptocurrency. Forecasts are inherently limited and cannot be relied upon. Source: ARK Investment Management LLC, 2021
  • Modeling the impact on demand for intermittent energy sources and what that could mean for their respective cost declines.
  • Modeling bitcoin mining’s impact on projects waiting to be connected to the grid.
  • Modeling the system at an individual home level.

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Director of Research, @ARKInvest. Disruptive Tech: Autonomous, AI, Blockchain, CRISPR, Fintech, 'Omics, Robots... Disclosure: http://arkinv.st/2rxmMRG

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Director of Research, @ARKInvest. Disruptive Tech: Autonomous, AI, Blockchain, CRISPR, Fintech, 'Omics, Robots... Disclosure: http://arkinv.st/2rxmMRG