Habitable Air

Month: January 2023

A Summary of the article: Lebanon’s neglected dams are powering a secret community of crypto miners

By Jacob Russell and Adam Hasan (Habitable Air Affiliate Researcher)   In January 2022, police raids disrupted crypto miners in Lebanon’s mountainous Chouf region. This is due to so many miners setting up in the region, they destabilised the local grid. Miners were attracted to the region due to its cheap electricity, but now because …

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