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El Salvador officially accepts Bitcoin now

As of today, you can pay for food, household items and much more with Bitcoin in El Salvador. Taxes can also be paid with it. El Salvador sees this as a great opportunity. According to one citizen in a street interview, “I think it’s good that the president wants to introduce Bitcoin. Especially in developed […]

The best green energy suppliers in 2021

How to switch to renewable energy Many people still don’t dare to cancel their old electricity provider at the turn of the year and finally switch to green electricity. But switching to a better provider makes sense and is so easy that it can be done in just a few minutes. We’ll show you how […]

Improving the carbon footprint of video calls

Video calls are not very climate-friendly, but with a few tricks you can reduce the CO2 emissions they produce – by up to 25 times. At present, we not only meet colleagues via videoconferencing, but also regularly use tools such as Zoom, Skype or Facetime privately. Because right now, that’s the only safe way for […]

Switzerland: Renewable energies for greenhouse heating

In order to use the energy used for heating as sustainably as possible, regulations regarding the insulation of the building envelope as well as the maximum heating temperatures have been in place for greenhouses for some time. The goal is to phase out fossil fuels. From 2040, all greenhouses are to be heated 100 percent […]

Study shows: Citizens are main part of energy transition

Citizens play a key role in a successful energy transition in first world countries. Renewable energies are still largely in the hands of private individuals, according to a new study by the trend:research institute. Almost one-third of the installed capacity of wind, solar, bioenergy, hydropower and geothermal power generation plants is owned by them. If […]

Digitization – curse or blessing for a sustainable future?

It is difficult to assess whether the harm or benefit of digitization currently outweighs the disadvantages in terms of social and ecological concerns. Digitization (from digit = number) refers to the phenomenon that information previously stored in analog form is now available digitally as zeros and ones. Digital photos and music, for example. In the […]

Data centers with low energy and resource consumption

Reducing the energy consumption of data centers is an important step toward making digitization more sustainable. Key factors here are efficient cooling, intelligent use of waste heat, and the use of electricity that is as CO2-neutral as possible. A data center produces heat throughout the year. Ideally, this heat should be purchased continuously. Therefore, finding […]

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Digitalization, Energy, Green IT