U.S. Senate panel probes how crypto mining increases energy consumption

For example, cheap electricity in Nebraska — 100% powered by a publicly owned utility — makes the state an attractive option for crypto data centers

By: - March 7, 2023 5:46 pm
The U.S. Capitol Building

The U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., at dusk. (Michael Godek/Getty Images)

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Ashley Murray
Ashley Murray

Ashley Murray covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include domestic policy and appropriations.