As Cointelegraph reported yesterday, cryptocurrency investment products and research firm CoinShares estimates that 74.1% of bitcoin mining is powered by renewable energy in its bi-annual mining report.
Ether (ETH) is holding onto its position as the largest altcoin by market cap, which currently stands just under $26 billion. The second-largest altcoin, Ripple’s XRP, has a market cap of $17.3 billion at press time.
CoinMarketCap data shows that ETH has seen its value decrease by about 3.5% over the last 24 hours. At press time, ETH is trading around $244. On the week, the coin has also lost over 8.6% of its value.