Belarus has categorised crypto miners in the identical electricity-tariff grouping as knowledge facilities, based on a directive collectively issued by the Ministry of Vitality and Ministry of Anti-Monopoly.
- The directive, issued Sept. 27 and made public on Thursday, provides two teams of shoppers to the earlier rankings.
- A kind of teams is: “Organizations processing knowledge, offering companies for info storage and associated actions, together with mining and knowledge facilities.”
- The group is additional divided into 5 sub-groups, relying on how a lot electrical energy they use, from 25 million kilowatt hours to 500 million kWh this yr.
- The directive doesn’t present costs for electrical energy, that are outlined by different regulating paperwork.