Belarus Introduces Special Electricity Tariff for Miners


Belarus has categorised crypto miners in the identical electricity-tariff grouping as knowledge facilities, in keeping with a directive collectively issued by the Ministry of Energy and Ministry of Anti-Monopoly.

  • The directive, issued Sept. 27 and made public on Thursday, provides two teams of consumers to the earlier rankings.
  • One of these teams is: “Organizations processing data, providing services for information storage and related activities, including mining and data centers.”
  • The group is additional divided into 5 sub-groups, relying on how a lot electrical energy they use, from 25 million kilowatt hours to 500 million kWh this yr.
  • The directive doesn’t present costs for electrical energy, that are outlined by different regulating paperwork.