Crypto mining companies, such as Riot Blockchain and Sazmining, are turning to alternative energy sources like wind, solar, and hydroelectricity to reduce costs. This shift towards renewable energy is seen as a long-term strategy for mining success. Some companies, like OceanBit, are even integrating Bitcoin mining into their ocean thermal energy power plants. Stronghold Digital Mining is using coal refuse to power its mining operations, aiming to clean up waste coal piles in Pennsylvania. However, challenges like misinformation and thin air quality need to be addressed. Bitmain, a leading producer of crypto mining equipment, is focusing on promoting hydro-cooling technologies for future demand.
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