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December 8, 2023

Balancing the New Zealand Power Grid with Bitcoin Mining & Renewable Energy with Sam Kivi of Grid Share

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Show Notes

Sam Kivi is the CTO and Director at Grid Share, a New Zealand company building flexible load infrastructure centred around renewable energy and Bitcoin mining.

We talk about how flexible load works, and the benefits that it provides to the power grid, how it interacts with renewable power generation, and what the opportunities and challenges are, given New Zealand’s unique energy mix.

We also discuss the emerging opportunities for landfill methane capture, and what it actually takes to put in the proof of work to stand up a mining operation as Grid Share have done.

Sam also shares a new initiative from the company, offering hosting services for Bitcoin miners in New Zealand.

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