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Bitcoin Miners Seeking Massive Amounts of Power in Washington State

Looking to capitalize on the huge spike in the price of bitcoin, cryptocurrency mining operations are seeking unprecedented amounts of electricity to launch new facilities in Central Washington, attracted by the region’s low power rates. The flood of inquiries from the bitcoin sector presents a huge challenge for public utilities in the region, testing their staff and distribution capacity.

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