A single Bitcoin transaction consumes more electricity than the average American household does in two months. https://digiconomist.net/bitcoin-energy-consumption
> single bitcoin is a relatively huge transactions, rarely done
> also that's why people often use secondary layer like lightning network to reduce the cost
none of these transactions were counted in your clever calculations:
i made 4799 bitcoin donations (transactions) over the lightning network to people around the world in order to advertise bitcoin and the lightning network. On average 1 transactions did cost me 2,28 satoshis.
from: 15/AUG/2020 20:34
until: 18/Oct/2020 20:33
number of transactions: 4799
total fees (sum of all): 10969 sats (0.00010969 btc)
total donated amount (incl. fees): 490869 sats (0.00490869 btc)
@yogthos this is why proof of stake is so much better. Proof of work is the wrong method. Then again eating a hamburger is probably pretty close to those numbers too.
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