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EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum
News article13 April 20231 min read

New Trend Report: Ethereum Merge

Ethereum Merge Trend Report

The EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum has just published a new Trend Report focused on the Ethereum Merge. 

The report provides the fundamentals for understanding the Ethereum platform and its consensus mechanism. It explains the merge through facts and figures, and analyses the energy consumption before and after the merge, explaining the reasons and detailing on potential drawbacks. 

In its third chapter, the report explores the impacts beyond energy consumption  - looking into aspects of performance, scalability and security.

The report is available to read and download here!


Publication date
13 April 2023