Cheap Energy Draws Bitcoin Miners To Northwest, Bringing Discriminatory Rate Hike Controversy

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Low electricity rates in Washington and Oregon have attracted bitcoin miners. But the influx has also courted some controversy after one utility along the Columbia River proposed raising rates specifically on the bitcoiners, according to Northwest News Network, a collaboration of public radio stations. Washington and Oregon have low electric rates on account of hydropower dams. The utility, the […]

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