30 May 2023 - Tether, the company behind tether.to, the blockchain-enabled platform powering the world's first and most widely used stablecoin, announced today that it is investing resources into energy production and the launch of sustainable Bitcoin mining operations in Uruguay, in collaboration with a local licensed company.
With this, Tether has expanded its reach from finance and communications to include the energy sector. Its goal is to become a global tech leader, and this latest initiative showcases Tether's commitment to energy innovation and the future of cryptocurrency. As part of this new venture, Tether is investing in renewable energy sources to support and promote sustainable Bitcoin mining—an essential component in upholding the world's most robust and secure monetary network. To accomplish this ambitious objective, Tether is actively seeking to augment its team by recruiting experts in the energy sector. This project represents a noteworthy milestone, where the realms of energy and cryptocurrency converge harmoniously.
"By harnessing the power of Bitcoin and Uruguay's renewable energy capabilities, Tether is leading the way in sustainable and responsible Bitcoin mining," stated Paolo Ardoino, CTO of Tether. "Our unwavering commitment to renewable energy ensures that every Bitcoin we mine leaves a minimal ecological footprint while upholding the security and integrity of the Bitcoin network. Tether is proud to spearhead a movement that combines cutting-edge technology, sustainable practices, and financial innovation."
Uruguay has emerged as a global leader in renewable energy, achieving a remarkable 94% of electricity generation from renewable sources, predominantly wind and solar power. Blessed with abundant natural resources, Uruguay offers ideal conditions for the production of renewable energy, facilitating the establishment of wind farms, solar parks, and hydropower projects, guaranteeing a consistent supply of clean and environmentally friendly energy.
With its substantial investments in energy infrastructure, Uruguay boasts a robust and reliable grid system capable of meeting the demands of modern industries. This solid foundation provides the perfect platform for Tether to begin Bitcoin mining operations, ensuring efficient and sustainable operations.
To find out more, visit: https://tether.recruitee.com/energy
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