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Commissioners call for options to ease rate burden on existing crypto firms Weeks after learning that a rate proposal for “evolving industries” would approximately triple the electric-rate burden on Grant County’s cryptocurrency mining operations, some Grant PUD commissioners Tuesday asked staff … Continue reading →
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Rate Schedule 17 would impact Evolving Industries which applies to cryptocurrency mining EPHRATA — Grant PUD commissioners are asking for public input as they look to finalize the new customer rate class, Schedule 17 – Evolving Industries. Anyone who would … Continue reading →
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– Proposed new Rate 17 could mean big increase for crypto miners (1:59:20 on Commission Audio) Cryptocurrency mining companies and other businesses that fit Grant PUD’s new “Evolving Industry” rate classification would see their monthly power bills more than double … Continue reading →
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Grant PUD to present “It’s not magic, it’s water” throughout the summer EPHRATA — Grant PUD will participate in the North Central Regional Library’s summer reading program as they share an interactive presentation about how the naturally-occurring water cycle allows … Continue reading →
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Grant PUD commissioners discussed possible changes to the rate-setting policy outlined in Resolution No. 8768 during their board meeting June 12 (10:00 in the recording). Resolution 8768, which was passed May 12, 2015, outlines which customer class would receive “core” … Continue reading →
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DURING TUESDAY’S MEETING GRANT PUD COMMISSIONERS – Heard from the Port of Royal Slope. A presentation recounting communications between the port and Grant PUD dating back to 2003, was given on behalf of the port by Kevin Richards who is … Continue reading →
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Ribbon cutting ceremony set for June 2 to celebrate EPHRATA — Come join us in celebrating the transformation of Grant PUD’s most visited recreation site, Crescent Bar. To mark the completion of construction at the site, Grant PUD is hosting … Continue reading →
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“Evolving Industry” rate class will address deluge of cryptocurrency power requests EPHRATA — Grant PUD commissioners unanimously agreed Tuesday to move forward to create a new customer rate class for cryptocurrency miners that would protect the interests of the utility’s … Continue reading →
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DURING TUESDAY’S MEETING COMMISSIONERS – Grant PUD commissioners unanimously agreed on May 8 to move forward to create a new customer rate class for cryptocurrency miners that would protect the interests of the utility’s existing customers. (Discussion and vote begins … Continue reading →
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Monday’s commission workshop was a culmination of six months of research and analysis. The workshop occurred to provide commissioners with an in-depth look at how staff is proposing to address the influx of cryptocurrency firms interested in electrical hookups throughout … Continue reading →
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DURING TUESDAY’S MEETING COMMISSIONERS -Heard about a proposed new customer class that would give all traditional commercial and industrial customers priority status for power hookups. (1:27:30 commission audio) The proposed new “Evolving Industry” customer class would provide increased certainty to … Continue reading →
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Additional 1,400 residents and businesses to get access in Moses Lake and George EPHRATA, Wash. – Approximately 1,400 Grant County residents and businesses are a step closer to receiving fiber optic internet service this year. Grant PUD staff announced fiber … Continue reading →
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