Solar "Cryptocurrency" gains traction

A new kind of "cryptocurrency" is all about solar:

Just as cryptocurrency has become a disruptive technology, so has renewable energy, and although those two distinct sectors haven’t really come into their own just yet, an innovative solar incentive program is incorporating both solar electricity production and the blockchain, with the intent of boosting and supporting one with the other.

Instead of a digitally “mined” product, this cryptocurrency’s proof of work happens in the physical world, and those who have photovoltaic arrays can earn SolarCoin just for generating solar electricity.

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