Mostafa Rajabi Mashhadi, the spokesman of the country’s electricity industry, in his recent interview, referring to the increase in electricity consumption this year, said that the extraction of digital currencies is one of the factors in this increase in consumption.
According to digital currency and to Quoted From Fars, Mostafa Rajabi Mashhadi, the spokesman of the country’s electricity industry, in his recent interview, while referring to the amount of electricity consumption in the period of May of this year, said:
The peak load in 1400 has reached 47.5 thousand MW so far.
A spokesman for the electricity industry said that the peak load in the same period last year was 29.5 thousand megawatts.
This year, peak consumption has increased by 20% compared to the same period last year.
Explaining the reasons for the sharp increase in electricity consumption in 1400, he added:
Increased activity of agricultural wells due to water shortage, growth of industrial energy consumption and activity of coders are among the reasons for the increase in electricity consumption this year.
Rajabi Mashhadi, in response to the amount of electricity consumption of cryptocurrencies in the country, emphasized:
The amount of electricity consumption of authorized and unauthorized exchange code mining centers is estimated to be close to 1500 MW of the capacity of the electricity network.
In the end, referring to the latest status of the approval of the critical electricity peak tariff, the spokesman of the electricity industry said:
This resolution is still waiting for the review of the specialized commissions of the cabinet and nothing new has happened for it.