Posts Tagged ‘moratorium’

Chelan PUD Extends Halt On Applications For Cryptocurrency Miners

The Chelan County PUD’s pause on new cryptocurrency businesses looking to locate in the county will remain in place at least through August. PUD staff reviewed steps taken since the board imposed the application moratorium for cryptocurrency mining and similar data operations in March and presented them to the board of commissioners Monday. More than…

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Chelan PUD Halts Cryptocurrency Applications, Says County Electric Grid At Risk

The Chelan County PUD has stopped taking or processing applications for electric service for cryptocurrency mining. PUD board members unanimously imposed the application moratorium after reviewing impacts on utility operations from existing loads and applications for service. General Manager Steve Wright said impacts from cryptocurrency mining applications are hampering responses to the District’s overall planned…

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Entiat Enacts Moratoriums on Data Processing Facilities, Cargo Containers

Residents and businesses of Chelan and Douglas Counties enjoy the cheapest electricity in the country. And that’s attractive to tech companies that need a lot of power. The Public Utility Districts and cities in the two counties have been working out parameters for servers and data farms, and the newest to do so is the…

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