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Norway and Sweden's cheap energy is luring cryptocurrency miners

Cheap electricity and cool temperatures are drawing cryptocurrency miners to Sweden and Norway Image: REUTERS/Wojciech Moskwa

Christoph Steitz

Writer, Reuters

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