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Following energy shortage, Kazakhstan is reining in 2021’s stampede of crypto miners

In recent months Kazakhstan’s new regime for cryptocurrency mining has established a new registry that is growing at a rapid clip amid pressure on the country’s electrical grid. Amid issues with that grid, some miners have already left, but the situation seems to be stabilizing. As of the New Year, the Kazakh Ministry of Digital Development has registered 146 firms involved in crypto mining. The new registry includes 53 companies currently actively mining, 82 looking to begin mining and another …