Salcido and Others Interviewed on

The PUD and the bitcoin advocates all say they want what’s best for Chelan County. The problem is, what the PUD believes is best for protecting existing residents — the rate increase for high-density power users — just might drive away the bitcoin miners. And if Salcido is right, it could also drive away the region’s shot at technology-driven economic growth.
— Chetanya Robinson,

Chetanya Robinson covers this complicated topic in a well-written article covering many aspects of the current debate, between the Chelan County PUD and current bitcoin and blockchain businesses, about the proposed 67% increase to existing power rates.