Cryptocurrency Miners Create Challenges, Opportunities for Electric Co-ops

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4 Oct 2021


News, cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency miners using powerful computers are creating new challenges for electric cooperatives as they move into co-op territories and demand huge amounts of electricity.

Miners typically compete to quickly solve math problems using multiple high-speed computers and servers to earn Bitcoin or some of the other thousands of types of cryptocurrency, which can be converted into dollars.

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