Changelog

This pages features an overview of changes made to the Digiconomist website and the models that provide live information on crypto asset sustainability.

Bitcoin Energy Consumption Index Changes

V1.0.6 – May 29, 2022

Assumption on manufacturing lead times fixed at a one year period (previously variable but hovering around one year). No retroactive calculation was performed due to limited impact.

V1.0.5 – Oct 31, 2020

Updated minimum energy consumption benchmark to Bitmain’s Antminer S19 Pro.

V1.0.4 – Nov 7, 2019

Updated minimum energy consumption benchmark to Bitmain’s Antminer S17e.

V1.0.3 – Oct 1, 2019

Removed Bitcoin Cash from index.

V1.0.2 – Feb 13, 2019

Updated minimum energy consumption benchmark to Bitmain’s Antminer S15.

V1.0.1 – Aug 1, 2017

Added data sources to aggregate Bitcoin/Bitcoin Cash.

V1.0.0 – Feb 9, 2017

First official release. Beta period data removed.

V1.0.0-beta – Nov 26, 2016

Beta release.

Ethereum Energy Consumption Index Changes

V1.1.0 – May 29, 2022

Retroactively applied a fix to allow electricity costs to reach 100% of miner revenues during a market downturn (previously capped at 60%). Additionally, a fix was applied to properly account for fees after the implementation of EIP-1559.

Historic data prior to the changes made on this day can be downloaded here.

V1.0.0 – May 27, 2017

First official release.

Dogecoin Energy Consumption Index Changes

V1.0.0 – Jan 15, 2022

First official release.