With Bitcoin (BTC) mining focus increasing in North America, Miami mayor Francis Suarez is seeking to place his metropolis as a hub for crypto mining exercise.

Talking to CNBC on Thursday, Mayor Suarez said he’s inviting overseas mining firms to think about establishing information facilities within the metropolis.

In line with Suarez, Miami’s ample nuclear electrical energy provide ought to appeal to Bitcoin miners seeking to undertake clear vitality sources for his or her operations, particularly amid the present highlight on the supposed carbon footprint of crypto mining.

Mayor Suarez has beforehand weighed in on the difficulty claiming again in March that 90% of Bitcoin mining was from “soiled vitality.”

On the time, the Miami mayor argued {that a} shift in mining focus to the US might assist to ease environmental issues.

As a part of efforts to draw abroad Bitcoin miners, Mayor Suarez acknowledged that metropolis officers had been seeking to cut back the price of vitality along with the facility firms. Different incentives like favorable taxes and minimal rules are additionally on the desk, in response to the Miami mayor.

Through the use of low cost, clear vitality and crypto-friendly rules, Miami might compete with different rising mining locations in Texas and Wyoming.

The plan may additionally additional broaden Miami’s crypto adoption drive with the town seeking to develop into the Bitcoin and crypto capital of the world.

Mayor Suarez is himself a crypto proponent and has mentioned beforehand that he owns each Bitcoin and Ether (ETH). As beforehand reported by Cointelegraph, the Miami mayor bought BTC after Congress handed the $1.9 trillion stimulus invoice again in March.

Associated: City in Sichuan reportedly orders crypto miners to shut down for investigation

Suarez’s open invitation to abroad miners can be coming at a time of accelerating clampdowns on crypto mining by Chinese language authorities. On Friday, reviews emerged that crypto miners in Ya’an, a metropolis within the Sichuan Province, have been ordered to shut down their operations.

With anti-crypto mining sentiments seemingly prevalent amongst authorities in Beijing, friendlier climes like Miami might show enticing to miners leaving China. Certainly, some miners are already contemplating plans to depart the nation with a spokesperson for telling Cointelegraph, “Sure, we need to go abroad.”