The American miner CleanSpark will double its extraction capacity with theacquisition from 45,000 Antminer S19 XP brand Bitmain. Investment cost: more than 140 million dollars.
CleanSparka Nasdaq-listed company converted to bitcoin mining, announced Tuesday that it has acquired 45 000 news mining platforms state-of-the-art and brand new Bitmain mining platforms. These areAntminer S19 XPone of the most recent models of the famous Chinese ASIC manufacturer.
🏗️ Today we announced the doubling of our #bitcoin mining capacity with a $144.9 million expansion deal, edging us closer to our year-end guidance of 16 EH/s.
– Purchase of 45,000 brand-new Antminer S19 XP #btc mining machines for our site in Sandersville, GA
– Will add 6.3… pic.twitter.com/fZHo1EhmVC
– CleanSpark Inc (@CleanSpark_Inc) April 11, 2023
According to a press release, CleanSpark spent the sum of 144.9 million dollars to get its hands on this fleet of miners. These are expected to be delivered by this fall, allowing the company to add 6.3 EH/s at its hashrate current.
The Antminer S19 XP is the most energy-efficient BTC mining machine available on the market today, and a key part of our ongoing work to build some of the most efficient mining facilities in the country,” said Zach Bradford, CleanSpark’s boss, noting that the firm was already preparing for the next halving, which is expected to take place around summer 2024.
The new miners will be gradually deployed at CleanSpark’s Bitcoin farm in Sandersville in the United States, according to the announcement.
Earlier this year, the company purchased 20,000 Antminer S19j Pro+ – adding 2.44 EH/s to its hashrate. CleanSpark now says it is “on track” to meet its year-end goal of 16 EH/s total operational hash rate.
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