Bitcoin mining firm CleanSpark has announced the start of construction on a site in Washington, Georgia, which will house 16,000 miners, bringing the company’s hash rate to a total of 8.7 EH/s.
site, which CleanSpark announced the acquisition of In 2022, will contribute an additional 2.2 EH/s hash rate for the company. According to a press release sent to Bitcoin Magazine, the expansion will cost about $16 million.
“The new phase mining machine fleet will consist of the Antminer S19j Pro and Antminer S19 XP models, which are the most advanced and most powerful models of Bitcoin mining machines available today,” the release said. .
“When we purchased the Washington site in August, we were confident in our ability to rapidly expand by adding this 50 MW to our existing 36 MW infrastructure,” commented Zach Bradford, CEO of CleanSpark. was.” “This second phase is twice the size of the current operation. We look forward to expanding our relationship with the Washington City community and being able to support the construction jobs that come with this expansion.”
Scott Garrison, vice president of business development at the firm, highlighted how the site “uses primarily low-carbon power sources, employs state-of-the-art technology, and the highest power One of the most sustainable and sustainable Bitcoin mining operations.”
Despite the recent A wider recession In the mining industry, CleanSpark has seen a notable expansion from just 2.1 EH/s in January 2022 to 6.2 EH/s in December 2022. Along with this expansion Building another site in Sandersville, Georgia, is poised to continue this rapid growth in the coming year.
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