Elon Musk and Michael Saylor Form Task Force with North American Bitcoin Miners

Weeks after Tesla announced that it no longer accepts Bitcoin as a payment method for its electric vehicles, the automaker's CEO announced that he was in talks with Bitcoin miners in North America. It is linked to the commitment of miners to "publish existing and planned renewable uses" to create a global sustainable development initiative. Musk added that the initial talks were "potentially promising". Bitcoin in particular jumped around $ 2,000 as a base price after the tweet. In response, MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor announced that he was the host of the meeting. Saylor shared that the attendees included leading mining companies in North America, along with executives from Argo Blockchain, Blockcap, Core Scientific, Galaxy Digital, Hive Blockchain, Hut 8 Mining, Marathon Digital Holdings and Riot. Blockchain. The meeting was called upon by Saylor to form the Bitcoin Mining Council, a working group for the industry that will organize initiatives to standardize energy reporting, pursue the industry's environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) goals, and increase crypto and continue education growth. block chain. Space. In line with these goals, the Bitcoin Mining Council will promote transparency in energy consumption and help accelerate sustainability initiatives around the world. Argo Blockchain CEO Peter Wall has confirmed that his companies are members. founder of the board of directors. Argo, one of the founders of the Bitcoin Mining Council, is committed to sustainable mining and greater transparency. This is the way! »The wall was shared on Twitter. Marathon Digital Holdings and Hut 8 Mining also confirmed that they joined the board. The formation of the council, after a week of intense correction in the crypto and blockchain industry, amongst the Bitcoin mining bans in China and other regulations in space, Bitcoin has dropped to the level of $ 30,000.

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