Bitcoin up 11% after Musk says Tesla will accept it when miners use more clean energy
SpaceX/Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk says Tesla Inc.
"When there's confirmation of reasonable (~50%) clean energy usage by miners with positive future trend, Tesla will resume allowing Bitcoin transactions", Musk said on Twitter on Sunday.
According to Coindesk data, Bitcoin surged more than 11 percent after the Twitter post, up to over $39,000 on Sunday night.
This is not the first time the billionaire has made a statement causing turmoil on the cryptocurrency market.