Mapping out North America’s crypto mining infrastructure boom

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  • Based on overall hash rate loss, The Block estimates that China’s recent crypto mining shutdown unplugged roughly six gigawatts of energy generating capacity.

  • Now, more than a dozen firms are racing to restore around half of that capacity in North America.

China's Great Crypto Mining Shutdown unplugged an estimated six GW of hosting capacity. A race is on to restore it in North America.

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