Crypto Miners Are Being Paid to Take Pressure Off Texas’ Electric Grid

Crypto Miners Are Being Paid to Take Pressure Off Texas' Electric Grid

FORT WORTH, TEXAS — Here in Texas, the weather is still hovering above 100 degrees after weeks of a brutal heat advisory. While farmers were battling extreme heat on their crops, crypto miners were getting a windfall: the state was paying them not to use electricity, creating a new economic strategy for miners.

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