Feds plan to collect data on crypto’s electricity use By Jason Plautz | 02/01/2024 06:49 AM EST The U.S. Energy Information Administration will ask cryptocurrency miners to open their books. Fill out the form to read the full article. By signing up, you agree to receive E&E News email updates and offers. You also grant your consent to our data collection practices. We encourage you to review our Privacy and Data Practices Policy.