Escaping fate of demolition, a century-old powerhouse in US will become crypto mining center

Quick Take

  • A 110-year-old Montana powerhouse was recently approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to become a cryptocurrency mining center
  • The powerhouse ceased operations in 2013 and its owner was asked by the commission to either repurpose or demolish it 
  • The mining center is said to have minimal impact on the facility’s historic value