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Hydro Quebec Prefers Blue Chip Blockchains to Crypto Mining

Hydro Quebec is more interested in supporting blockchain activities by blue chip companies in the province than it is in rolling out a red carpet for crypto miners, La Presse reports. Internal documents obtained in a freedom of information request show that Hydro Quebec is waiting… Read More

Energy Authority: Hydro Quebec Can Charge Crypto Mining Firms Double Until Regulations in Place

The Province of Quebec’s energy regulator, Régie de l’énergie will continue to allow Hydro Quebec to charge cryptocurrency mining companies double the standard electricity rate until the province finalizes how to regulate the new industry, The Montreal Gazette reports. Hearings to regulate the new sector are scheduled… Read More