How the Solana Foundation and greater community are building a better, more energy-efficient web3.
How Solana’s energy use stacks up
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Measuring — and neutralizing — Solana’s carbon impact
The Solana Foundation is committed to regularly studying the energy impact of the Solana blockchain, open-sourcing the data, and taking steps to bring the chain’s footprint to zero. The Foundation most recently partnered with Watershed Climate to offset Solana’s 2021 emissions by funding refrigerant destruction, one of the most effective ways to maximize carbon offsets according to Green America. The process involves incentivizing the proper disposal of CFCs, which permanently eliminates them.
We're committed to keeping the network carbon neutral through the purchase of annual offsets and by providing the community with tools and resources to help lower their emissions.
What you can do
Use the data
We've open sourced the data from the Energy Use Report for those who want to check our work or use it for other analyses.
Lighten your footprint
The Solana Foundation encourages all validators and projects to take a look at their own emissions data and mitigate where possible. Learn from Orca’s journey.
Apply for a grant
Check out some project ideas for making the Solana network more climate positive, or submit your own proposal.
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