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XRP: The Best Digital Asset for Payments

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What is XRPL.org?

A Community-Driven Resource for All Things XRP and XRP Ledger

Whether you’re a developer building on the XRP Ledger (XRPL) or just getting acquainted with blockchain and digital assets, XRPL.org is your source for technical information, reference materials, tools and all things XRP.

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What is XRP?

A Digital Asset Built for Payments

XRP is a digital asset built for payments. It is the native digital asset on the XRP Ledger—an open-source, permissionless and decentralized blockchain technology that can settle transactions in 3-5 seconds.

It is the best way to move money around the world; the fuel for our growing digital economy.

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XRP in the Real World

Uses of XRP

XRP is helping solve previously unsolvable problems for people and industries around the world, and is one of the only digital assets with a commercial use case.

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Businesses on the Ledger

From gaming to web monetization, XRP and the XRP Ledger are powering innovative new technology across the payments space.

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Real-World Impact

With its real-world utility and inherently green design, XRP helps ensure a more sustainable future for our planet and global economy.

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Green by Nature

XRP was designed with sustainability in mind. Contrary to other blockchains that use proof-of-work, the XRP Ledger confirms transactions through a unique “consensus” mechanism that consumes negligible energy.

Explore the energy consumption of XRP compared to cash, credit cards and other popular crypto with the Green Currency Calculator.

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