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CDCROP: Wolf Hollow Power Plant in Texas
Lender Generate Capital to Buy Bankrupt Bitcoin Miner Compute North's Stake in 2 Bitcoin Mining Facilities
The lender is paying $5 million in cash and assuming liabilities associated with the two sites, which total 400 MW of operating capacity.
CDCROP: Wolf Hollow Power Plant in Texas

FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Crypto Exchange FTX US Under Investigation by Texas Regulator Over Securities Allegations
The state securities regulator's director said he set up a yield-bearing account on FTX US, despite identifying his address as being located within the U.S.
FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

Bitcoin Is Southern (Pete Alexopoulos/Unsplash)
US Senator Warren Leads Congressional Group's Probe Into Bitcoin Mining Energy Use in Texas
Seven Democrats from both the Senate and House are asking Texas grid operator ERCOT how bitcoin mining is impacting the state.
Bitcoin Is Southern (Pete Alexopoulos/Unsplash)

CDCROP: Alex Mashinsky Founder and CEO Celsius Network at Consensus 2019 (CoinDesk)
Texas Objects to Celsius Plan to Fund Operations With Stablecoin Sales
Celsius had asked for permission to sell millions in stablecoins to fund itself, but Texas is arguing the bankruptcy court should reject the request.
CDCROP: Alex Mashinsky Founder and CEO Celsius Network at Consensus 2019 (CoinDesk)

CDCROP: University of Texas (UT) Austin campus at sunset aerial view (Getty Images)
Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: University of Texas-Austin
The No. 35 school has a lively interdisciplinary blockchain initiative with a goal of promoting the state's blockchain industry. This story is part of CoinDesk's Education Week.
CDCROP: University of Texas (UT) Austin campus at sunset aerial view (Getty Images)

A close-up of one of Riot's mining rigs. (Riot Blockchain)
Riot Blockchain Sues Northern Data Over Disclosures Related to Texas Bitcoin Mine Acquisition
This is the second lawsuit related to the giant Texas mine that Riot acquired last year.
A close-up of one of Riot's mining rigs. (Riot Blockchain)

Compass Mining's booth at Mining Disrupt in Miami in July 2022. (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)
Bitcoin Mining Middleman Compass' Georgia Facilities to Close as Energy Prices Soar
The company is offering to move approximately 5,000 machines to Texas.
Compass Mining's booth at Mining Disrupt in Miami in July 2022. (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)

Mining, Bitcoin miners, fans (Michal Bednarek/Shutterstock)
Bitcoin Miners' Profitability May Narrow as Mining Difficulty Hits Second-Biggest Increase This Year
Bitcoin miners are stepping up production as the weather cools down, so the network automatically adjusted to increase the difficulty of mining a block.
Mining, Bitcoin miners, fans (Michal Bednarek/Shutterstock)

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Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Poised to Spike by Most Since January Amid Colder Weather
Some analysts are starting to see this as start of a new seasonal trend in bitcoin mining
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Bitcoin Is Southern (Pete Alexopoulos/Unsplash)
The End of the Texas Bitcoin Mining Gold Rush
The new era for mining in the state might look more like a slog than a boom – but it could also be better for the electric grid.
Bitcoin Is Southern (Pete Alexopoulos/Unsplash)