Freezing Weather in Texas Leads to Significant Bitcoin Hash Rate Decline

Key Takeaways

Texas’ sudden freeze resulted in a 34% drop in Bitcoin’s hash rate due to increased energy grid demand.
Bitcoin miners in Texas, contributing significantly to the US hash rate, curtailed operations in response to the energy demand.
Despite the temporary downturn, ERCOT forecasts a return to normal grid conditions, suggesting a recovery in Bitcoin mining activities.

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