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Bitfarms expands to US, plans inexperienced crypto mining operation in Washington

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The corporate estimates the finished U.S. services will be capable of produce 3.7 Bitcoin each day at a value of roughly $4,00Zero per BTC.

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Bitfarms expands to US, plans green crypto mining operation in Washington

Canadian Bitcoin mining firm Bitfarms is planning to construct its first knowledge heart in the USA following the acquisition of a land plot in Washington State.

In a Nov. 11 announcement, Bitfarms stated it aimed to determine mining operations within the U.S. able to 620 petahashes per second utilizing 6,200 Bitmain rigs totally powered by hydroelectric vitality. The agency has already bought a 24 megawatt hydro energy farm in Washington for $26 million, however plans to increase to 99 MW by creating further farms within the space.

Bitfarms CEO Emiliano Grodzki stated the agency had chosen Washington for its “cost-effective electrical energy” and manufacturing charges. With the addition of the 24 MW knowledge heart, the corporate presently has a complete mining capability of 106 MW, however estimates the finished services will be capable of produce 3.7 Bitcoin (BTC) each day at a value of roughly $4,00Zero per BTC — on the present BTC value of $65,000, this could imply roughly $183,00Zero in revenue each day.

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At a time when many are citing the potential environmental affect of crypto mining, Bitfarms claims its services in Canada are powered virtually fully by hydroelectric vitality. Cointelegraph beforehand reported that Bitfarms had doubled its month-to-month crypto mining productiveness between January and July, mining 199 BTC and 400 BTC, respectively, doubtlessly on account of the crackdown on miners in China.

In response to the mining agency, it presently has 10 farms in operation or below improvement in international locations together with the USA, Argentina, and Canada. On the time of publication, Bitfarms claims a mining capability of 82 MW at 1.eight exahashes per second.

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