Bitcoiners take it as a given that a mining rush will improve Texas’s grid. Not everyone is convinced.

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  • As bitcoin mining rapidly expands in Texas, many in the industry assert that this will both strengthen the state’s unique power grid and encourage the growth of renewable energy.
  • With so many different moving parts, experts say it’s hard to confidently say what the actual outcome will be.
Advocates say a crypto mining rush will only help Texas's electrical grid. Researchers familiar with the grid aren't sold.

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