Upstate New York becomes hotbed for cryptocurrency mining. It might not last. – POLITICO

DRESDEN, N.Y. — Behind chain-link fencing topped by barbed wire, excavators are parked beside the shells of two green buildings that are under construction. Three smoke stacks towering overhead serve as a reminder of when the Greenidge power plant burned 740,000 tons of coal annually here in New York’s Finger Lakes, delivering enough electricity for […]