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October 15, 2012, 06:46:25 AM
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I currently pay ZERO. In manhattan! No, my parents aren't paying for it or anything.. I just have no utility bills!
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October 15, 2012, 06:48:10 AM
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so how much current trips the breaker and someone starts asking questions?

This is not some pseudoeconomic post-modern Libertarian cult, it's an un-led, crowd-sourced mega startup organized around mutual self-interest where problems, whether of the theoretical or purely practical variety, are treated as temporary and, ultimately, solvable.
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October 15, 2012, 07:19:51 AM
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Never. 100% included in lease subsidized for whatever silly reason. Sure, I pay manhattan rent ($1800/month) but I pay that with my normal income already. Mining is 100% free for me..
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October 15, 2012, 07:38:29 AM
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I currently pay ZERO. In manhattan! No, my parents aren't paying for it or anything.. I just have no utility bills!


ASICs are tipping the playing field, as with GPUs most of the cost to mine, spent in a year, went to electricity.  With ASICs, most of the cost is in the hardware, with a fraction of that amount going to electricity.   But low cost electricity sure doesn't hurt!


Related:


GPU MINERS: What is your Electricity Cost?
 - http://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=115373.0


Your Electricity Cost per Kwh (Which country is the Most Expensive)
 - http://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=97239.0


How much do you pay for power?
 - http://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=64232.0


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October 15, 2012, 01:31:32 PM
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Never. 100% included in lease subsidized for whatever silly reason. Sure, I pay manhattan rent ($1800/month) but I pay that with my normal income already. Mining is 100% free for me..

wall to wall racks and a few tons of cooling would test that theory

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October 15, 2012, 01:45:37 PM
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My hydro rates: Ontario, Canada.

On-peak: 11.7 cents ( 11am - 5pm )
Mid-peak: 10 cents ( 7am - 11am, 5pm - 7pm )
Off-peak: 6.5 cents ( 7pm - 7am )

Plus a bunch of crappy delivery charges and debt repayment jokes.
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October 15, 2012, 05:58:02 PM
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about 9 cents here
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October 15, 2012, 06:13:19 PM
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0.10

Translates to roughly 60$ a month for the whole apartment of mine with 4 people.
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October 17, 2012, 08:52:08 PM
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About 0.12 EUR per kWh here in Finland. Transmission is about 50% of the cost...
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October 17, 2012, 08:56:55 PM
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I do all my calculations just assuming I am paying $0.13 kWh, never really checked the bill though.
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October 19, 2012, 11:44:07 AM
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Because they heard BitCoin has a high value, they inflated my bills.
But i don't do the mining at home.
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October 19, 2012, 11:59:56 AM
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Solar so no bil  Grin

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October 19, 2012, 12:43:18 PM
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On peak its like 15-20 cents.

Offpeak is next to nothing.

Im in Northern California
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October 19, 2012, 12:47:34 PM
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in sydney power is billed quaterly and price is broken up into
$0.20 for first 500kwh
$0.26 for next 1000kwh
$0.32 after that

so its hard to make yourself turn a light on in the middle of the night to go to the toilet let alone max out a rack of gpu's

who would have known that digging up coal and burning it was not a good source of power especially after you pay a carbon tax on it.

lucky we send all that nasty uranium over seas for everyone else to get cheap power
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October 19, 2012, 12:58:22 PM
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Expensive here, ~0.25 EUR per kwh...

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October 19, 2012, 01:49:41 PM
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28 cents high
24 cents low

I live in the all expensive Netherlands :/
BUT, my parants pay the elec. and my energy efficient HD7850 brings the usage to 180W while still getting ~300Mh/s  Grin
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October 19, 2012, 02:23:32 PM
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For Ontario, Canada it is between 9 and 15 cents per kWh after it is all added up.


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October 19, 2012, 02:24:27 PM
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Zero. all utils included in rent, and when i move next month, all utils included in monthly condo fees.

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October 19, 2012, 06:01:55 PM
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For Ontario, Canada it is between 9 and 15 cents per kWh after it is all added up.
Are you in the Toronto team on deepbit?
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October 20, 2012, 12:13:56 AM
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Paying about .10/kwh here.
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