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Greenest cryptocurrencies (2021)

Nano cryptocurrency (green logo)

1. INTRODUCTION

Here I’ll be gathering a reliable list with the most energy efficient cryptocurrencies.

For the moment, I’ll be sharing the ones I personally know along with the most popular green alternatives to BTC.

Feel free to share yours on the comments (explanations, data and sources will be very welcome).

 

2. GREENEST CRYPTOCURRENCIES (2021)

  1. NANO: 0.0001 kWh/tx (7 million times more efficient than BTC).
  2. IOTA: 0.0001 kWh/tx.
  3. VITE: 0.0001 kWh/tx.
  4. XLM (Stellar): 0,0079 kWh/tx.
  5. XRP (“Ripple”): 0,0079 kWh/tx.
  6. XCH (Chia): 0,023 kWh/tx.
  7. ADA (Cardano): 0,5 kWh/tx.

 

3. LESS EFFICIENT CRYPTOCURRENCIES

  • BTC (Bitcoin): 700 kWh/tx.
  • ETH (Ethereum): 62,5 kWh/tx.
  • BCH (Bitcoin Cash): 18,9 kWh/tx.
  • LTC (Litecoin): 18,5 kWh/tx.

 

4. MORE INFORMATION AND REFERENCES

  • Trgdatacenters.com (2021). Popular cryptocurrencies: Which is the most environmentally friendly?. Avaliable [HERE].
 

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