Power grid braces as cryptomining comes to Ontario

The old Wonka Mini Storage next to an Idaho Power substation in Ontario is being converted into a bitcoin mine by an Idaho-based real estate development firm, the Pines Townhomes, LLC. (The Enterprise/Joe Siess)

ONTARIO – Coming at the tail end of a global rush on cheap electricity in the Pacific Northwest, a Fruitland real estate development firm is installing a bitcoin mining operation in . . .

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