Adam Hasan, Geography PhD student, Publishes Article on Lebanese Crypto Miners, Electricity, and the State

December 7, 2022

Adam Hasan

"Amid Lebanon’s crumbling infrastructure and socio-economic decay, a cottage industry of crypto miners has found razor-thin profits using hydroelectric power in the mountains. That puts them into direct competition with local residents over one of the country’s most prized resources: electricity."

Adam Hasan, PhD student in Geography, shares how Lebanon’s neglected dams are powering a covert enclave of crypto miners. Read the fascinating piece here!