Historical New York power plant resorts to mine Bitcoin with excess energy instead of selling it

Mechanicville Power Station, a historical hydroelectric power plant based in New York has resorted to mining Bitcoin with some of the power it produces.

“It’s the best [type of bitcoin mining] because we’re using renewable energy. We’re just doing it on the side, experimenting with it. We’re buying used servers,” said Albany Engineering Corp. CEO, Jim Besha.

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