Beijing to Track Crypto Mining Impact on Energy Consumption: Report A Beijing municipal bureau sent an emergency notice to local data centers, asking about crypto mining operations. UTC Beijing to Track Crypto Mining Impact on Energy Consumption: Report China’s capital, Beijing, is probing cryptocurrency mining operations to assess their impact on energy consumption, Reuters reported Thursday. The Beijing Municipal Bureau of Economy and Information Technology sent out an emergency notice to the city’s data centers on Tuesday asking them to report any involvement in crypto mining operations, according to a document obtained by Reuters. Data centers are required to report the amount and share of power used up by the mining of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, the notice said. […] China Beijing Energy Crypto mining Global Macro Disclosure The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies .