Articles Feb 7, 2022 Karl Barry
MegaToken, Mining, and Electricity

Electricity is unquestionably crucial in the mining industry.
It is no secret that the crypto mining process necessitates a large amount of electricity, which exceeds the energy consumption of several countries. In the mining industry, an alarming amount of power is required to keep things running.
Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin, and other prominent crypto assets in this class have all hit near-record highs this year, raising severe worries about the massive amounts of electricity required to mine currencies without which no coins would be mined.
According to the Digiconomist's, Bitcoin Energy Consumption Index estimated that a single Bitcoin transaction requires about 1,544 kWh to complete, approximately 53 days of power for the average household in the United States. The average cost per kWh in the United States is 13 cents, implying that a Bitcoin transaction would result in over $200 in energy bills. Every hour of the day, warehouses and farms of crypto mining machines are working. It is estimated that these mining farms consume more energy than Argentina as a whole. The consumption of high energy levels takes its toll on electricity bills, amount of carbon, and waste, all of which contribute to the current climate crisis.

How Do Miners Deal With Electricity Problems?

There isn’t much that miners can do to reduce their energy consumption. Migrating to areas or nations with lower electricity rates from regions with higher rates is one of the ways miners deal with disruptive electricity difficulties. It's also seen as a way to encourage humanity's decentralization. For a long time, China's percentage of global bitcoin mining electricity usage has been a topic of discussion. The high expenses, combined with harsh mining conditions and government regulations, have resulted in a rise in the number of people migrating. According to data from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, China's worldwide hashrate, or the processing power required to mine new bitcoins, peaked at over 75% before falling to 46% in Q2 2021. Electricity tariffs in some countries, such as the United States, are notoriously high. Kazakhstan has risen to the third position on the list of countries with greater energy expenses, thanks to a sixfold increase in its mining sector. Iran, on the other hand, is an ideal deal region for crypto mining. The Iranian government has approved 30 crypto mining facilities so far. These mines are located throughout the country, including the province of Tehran. Most of the time, these regions are regarded as safe havens for miners looking to earn Bitcoin and profit without electricity concerns.

The MegaToken Solution

Another game-changing innovation is the MegaToken project, which is focused on overcoming mining issues such as electricity costs and energy use. We aim to substantially improve mining operations by collaborating with Tapco in Iran, the major operator of the MegaToken mining farm. The necessity for the presence and use of cheap electricity, renewable and green energy sources is the major driving force behind the novel project. MegaToken is based in the Iranian city of Tapco, which is known for its blockchain mining. The proximity of this mining city to greenhouse cities will play a significant role in lowering electricity prices while also saving the environment and assuring optimal energy use, distinguishing it from its competitors. The mining city is located in Fereydan (an Iranian area), where the weather conditions are favorable for mining. Iran is regarded as a relatively cost-effective mining destination. Migrating to places with cheaper electricity costs has become a need for miners, and the MegaToken farm is primed to be a major problem-solving innovation in the sector, contributing significantly to the mining economy's value.