Solana Transactions Needs Less Energy Than Two Google Searches

Prabhjeet  |  Nov 25, 2021

Two Google searches consume more energy than a Solana transaction. That’s big and absolutely true, recent tweet came from Solana’s Twitter handle.

Solana's energy consumption is in comparison to other blockchains. It's worth noting that "a transaction on Solana uses less energy than two Google searches, and 24 times less energy than charging your phone," according to the study. Let's get further into this!

The network's security is not based on energy use because it is a proof of stake network. There is no need for energy-intensive mining on Solana, making the network incredibly ecologically friendly.

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