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Will Bitcoin's energy consumption remain below 80 TWh/yr in 2018?

It was previously asked whether Bitcoin's energy consumption (as estimated by digiconomist) would exceed 100 TWh/yr before 2018 is up.

While that question hasn't resolved yet, one can see that energy consumption is no longer going up as rapidly as it used to. If energy consumption should miss the 100 TWh/yr target, it might be interesting to know by how much.

Therefore, it is asked:Will Bitcoin's estimated energy consumption fail to reach a value of at least 80 TWh/yr on some day within 2018?

Should the digiconomist site stop operating or significantly change its methodology within 2018 the question shall resolve ambiguous.

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