This firm turned an old power plant into Bitcoin farm—and mined $60 million in a year

Over the past few years, private equity firm Atlas Holdings has created arguably the most ambitious and self-sufficient Bitcoin mining facility in the United States by repurposing a whole abandoned power plant into a crypto farm.
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Miami mayor says New York’s plan to halt Bitcoin mining is a step in “wrong direction”

A new bill has been introduced in the New York State Senate that proposes to halt Bitcoin (BTC) mining for three years while researchers will be assessing its impact on the environment.
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Much-awaited ‘green’ cryptocurrency Chia has launched—and you can mine it at home

Starting today, users will be able to transact and trade Chia (XCH), a new cryptocurrency touting itself as an eco-friendly and easy to “farm” digital assets, according to the project’s website.
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Bitcoin miners in China receive ’emergency notice’ amidst energy concerns

The Beijing Municipal Bureau of Economy and Information Technology has begun sending out “emergency notices” to local data centers, urging their operators to report whether they are involved in cryptocurrency mining, Reuters reported yesterday.
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This mining firm is tackling Bitcoin’s greenhouse gas problem in a unique way

Crusoe Energy, a Colorado-based mining and alternative energy firm, is tackling Bitcoin’s climate impact in a previously unseen manner, as per a feature on tech publication TechCrunch today.
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