Ethereum (ETH) Layer 2 (L2) networks spent a record-breaking 32 billion fuel — a year-on-year enhance of twenty-two.8% — to validate transactions and activate bridges between Jan. 9 and Jan. 15, in accordance with Dune Analytics information.
Optimism (OP) contributed round 50% of the fuel spent — with a seven-day shifting common of two.8 billion fuel — adopted by Arbitrum with about 30% of the share, in accordance with Dune Analytics information.
As of Jan. 17, L2 community fuel expenditure on ETH mainnet was 66.35 billion, putting it on monitor to beat the 100 billion mark for the third consecutive month —having first crossed the 100 billion milestone in November 2022.
L2 networks processed extra transactions than ETH mainnet
The highest L2 networks — Arbitrum and OP — have seen a major rise of their exercise, resulting in them processing extra mixed transactions than the ETH mainnet.
As of Jan. 15, OP and Arbitrum had a mixed transaction quantity of 1.2 million, whereas ETH was roughly 1 million, in accordance with Dune Analytics information.