Energy

Bitcoin miners at work (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)
Immersion Cooling Firm LiquidStack Secures Series B Funding to Build Manufacturing in U.S.
The company says it can reduce the carbon footprint and land and water use of bitcoin miners through its technology.
Bitcoin miners at work (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)

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The Energy Crisis: Can Mining Help?
Current energy sources pose several challenges, including grid instability, energy transmission and storage, and harmful byproducts. So what could be our solutions?
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The Itaipu dam (Jonas de Carvalho/Flickr)
Canadian Crypto Miner Pow.re Lands 100 MW Contract in Paraguay
The site is built in the Yguazu region, near the giant Itaipu dam.
The Itaipu dam (Jonas de Carvalho/Flickr)

Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) is cosponsoring a bill to mandate that crypto miners disclose their greenhouse gas emissions. (Jemal Countess/Getty Images for We The 45 Million)
U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill to Force Crypto Miners to Disclose Emissions
The bill also requires the EPA to study the effect crypto mining has on the environment.
Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) is cosponsoring a bill to mandate that crypto miners disclose their greenhouse gas emissions. (Jemal Countess/Getty Images for We The 45 Million)

Bitcoin mining rigs at work (Cipher Mining)
Montana Senate Passes Bill Protecting Crypto Miners
The legislation will likely upend a Missoula county zoning law that was one of the first in the U.S. to target the mining industry.
Bitcoin mining rigs at work (Cipher Mining)

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CEO of Canadian Utility That Proposed Banning New Power to Crypto Miners Exits
Hydro-Québec CEO Sophie Brochu will officially step down in April after three years leading the company.
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Retired Bitmain ASICs at Kryptovault's facility in Norway. (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)
Europe’s Last Bitcoin Mining Refuge Is No Longer Viable
Miners moved to northern Norway and Sweden to avoid high energy costs. Now, power prices are surging there, too.
Retired Bitmain ASICs at Kryptovault's facility in Norway. (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)

Vancouver, British Columbia (Alejandro Luengo/Unsplash, edited by CoinDesk)
British Columbia Imposes 18-Month Moratorium on New Crypto Mining Operations
This is the third Canadian province to limit the industry's growth as it looks to preserve capacity for communities.
Vancouver, British Columbia (Alejandro Luengo/Unsplash, edited by CoinDesk)