Service Demands of Cryptocurrency Mining
May 29, 2018 • Webinar 2 PM ETDRegister
With the astounding rise of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, utilities need to prepare for how this development impacts their services.
In this webinar, we dive deep into a real-world case of a county dealing with an extreme amount of service requests for gaming servers to mine cryptocurrencies — Chelan County.
Join leaders from the Chelan County PUD for a lively discussion about:
- How they plan to deal with the pile of service requests from Bitcoin miners that equal to their peak load
- Why the Central Washington area became a hotspot for mining
- How to balance both customer service and the technical challenges of these requests
- How policies around the issue may evolve