Solar Mining Rig Costs
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Can mining subsidize the cost of power/connectivity?
can this be extended to phones?
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How much power does a rig need to be profitable
Bitcoin Price Dynamics
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How much does cost of component
Internet Access/NecessitySatellite Stuff (Market Size)
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How much are cost of components decreasing?
Solar Efficency/Existing Info
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Is the main barrier cost? Or is it distribution?
Hardware Costs
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Solar Costs Fixed
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Cost of installation per watt$10
How much cost for a rig? -> 375 kWh 30.00 for one month??
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Square Footage per watt0.1Per Day
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Cost per Li Ion for Wh$0.47
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Wh Needed10001kwh
http://www.solarpanelscostguide.com/
http://www.solarpowerauthority.com/how-much-does-it-cost-to-install-solar-on-an-average-us-house/
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Lifetime of components in months
120
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Ether Variables (this is most critical and most naive part for sure)
Highly dependent on if it moves to proof of stake or stays proof of work
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KwH per day (per GPU)1
1 kwh = 1 watt
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Ether per month per GPU30
How much would people need to pay?
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Cost of ether$15
What are the costs of existing solutions for electricity and connectivity?
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Dollars mined per month$450
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Hashing power
TBD in more advanced model
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Difficulty
TBD in more advanced model
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Unit Specs
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Watts1000
We would likely want double the KwH so people can charge phones
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GPU -> Rasberry Pi1
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Hardware (Motherboard)1
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GPU Battery1
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Networking Hardware1
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Square Footage100<----
This is the sq ft of a roof top
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Unit Fixed Costs
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GPU$200
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Solar Panels$100
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Networking Hardware Cost$200?
http://oneweb.world/
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GPU Battery80
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Storage Battery Cost$470.00
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Motherboard/Disk Space$100
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Unit Variable Costs
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Data Usage Cost Per Month$60
Hughes Net Monthly Plan Cost
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Total
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Total Fixed Cost per Unit$1,150
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Cost of data plan$7,200
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Lifetime ether$54,000
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Net of data plan/fixed cost$45,650
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