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Journalist for nearly a decade with keen interest in local energy policies for cities and national efforts to facilitate a renewable revolution. 

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A state that has proven to have substantial gaps in handling peak loads continues to court the crypto mining operations, an industry that requires significant energy. 

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Mark Silverstone on Dec 14, 2022

«The company received an estimated $9.5 million worth of credits in July for curtailing its operations and energy use—much more than the $5.6 million profit it made that month from selling Bitcoin.»

The «demand response» payment system really is an insidious scam. Getting paid taxpayers’ money to NOT use electricity sets a new low, even for Texan governance.

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