Bitstamp exchange launches Ethereum

Bitstamp exchange has announced the launch of Ethereum 
10 August 2017   2881

One of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, Bitstamp, has announced some changes in the trade commissions structure and their plans to launch of Ethereum. 

Now the value of the trade commission on the Bitstamp exchange will depend on the monthly trading volume of the user. Thus, if it does not exceed $20 thousand, then the commission will be 0.25%, if it is up to $100 thousand - 0.24%, etc. 

Bitstamp exchange commissions scale Bitstamp exchange commissions scale

As for the support for Ethereum, the cryptocurrency is to be added to the listing on August 17th, and trading will be available in USD, EUR and BTC pairs. On top of that, there will be reduced trade commissions for Ethereum until the end of the year:

Bistamp exchange trade commissions for Ethereum Bistamp exchange trade commissions for Ethereum

Thus, for example, Ethereum trading will be carried out without any commissions before October 1st, then with a 75% discount, then 50%, etc.

Giant Mining Solar Powered Farm to Created in California

Plouton Mining will allocate solar panels on 49 acres and it's planned they should generate about 10-13 megawatts per day, working for an average of 12 hours
26 June 2019   54

Plouton Mining, a subsidiary of Plouton Group Holding, intends to open the largest Bitcoin farm in North America for mining, whose operations will be provided by solar energy. To this end, the firm chose a territory in the western part of the Mojave Desert, California.

Plouton Mining will place solar panels on 49 acres: they should generate about 10-13 megawatts per day, working for an average of 12 hours. The company stressed that Western Mojave receives sunlight for 70% of the year.

The company will also sign the necessary contracts with local electricity suppliers in order to operate the farm in the absence of solar radiation.

Meanwhile, the bitcoin hashrate has again updated the historical maximum at 66.666 EX / s.