Authorities in Sichuan province are reportedly probing into local bitcoin mining farms that may have been constructed without official approval.
A U.S. Department of Energy lab is exploring blockchain technology as a line of defense against cyberattacks on power plants.
Electronics giant Bosch and power supplier Wien Energie have revealed a blockchain fridge aimed to enable better control of electricity consumption.
A man in Taiwan has been arrested over claims he mined $3.25 million in cryptos using stolen electricity.
A team from one of the top universities in China has developed a decentralized exchange, not for crypto assets, but for unused electricity.
Franklin, Washington State, is the latest U.S. county to have suspended new utility applications from crypto mining farms over spiking power demands.
A municipal utility provider in New York got the green light from state regulators to create a new set of electricity rates for cryptocurrency miners.
A county in the U.S. state of Montana has postponed a decision on whether it should temporarily ban new bitcoin mining projects.
Retail giant Walmart is exploring a way to let households manage their electricity bills with prepayments in cryptocurrency.
Allegations of electricity theft have reportedly led to the arrest of bitcoin miners and equipment seizures in two Chinese cities.