Russian Oil Giant Provides Excess Gas to Operations Powering Bitcoin Mining Devices

Russian Oil Giant Provides Excess Gas to Operations Powering Bitcoin Mining DevicesThe firm Gazpromneft, an oil subsidiary of the Russian natural gas and global energy company Gazprom, is giving bitcoin mining operations the chance to power operations by using excess gas for electricity. The Russian firm has allowed a small mining operation to benefit from the excess gas by mining bitcoin on-site at the oil field. […]

Canaan Launches Submerged Liquid-Cooled Bitcoin Miner, Noiseless Device Boasts 50 Terahash

The publicly listed ASIC mining rig manufacturer, Canaan, has announced the launch of a new submerged liquid-cooled bitcoin miner called the Avalonminer A1066I. Canaan claims the new immersion cooling miner is noiseless and capable of significant overclocking, as the miner’s cooling system increases power efficiency by 78%. The China-based and Nasdaq-listed bitcoin mining rig manufacturer, […]

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Chinese Miners Migrate to Nordic Regions, Mining Exec Says Hashrate Migration One of the ‘Biggest Developments’

China has the largest concentration of bitcoin miners worldwide with estimates noting the country captures anywhere between 50-65% of the global hashrate. Xinjiang, the autonomous region of the People’s Republic of China, ostensibly accommodates 35% of the hashrate. This week a regional report from China and statements from the head of operations at Genesis Mining, […]

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Marathon Settles Record-Breaking ASIC Acquisition, Buys 70,000 High Performance Bitcoin Miners

Marathon Settles Record-Breaking ASIC Acquisition, Buys 70,000 High Performance Bitcoin MinersOn December 28, the publicly listed firm Marathon Patent Group announced the purchase of 70,000 Antminer S19 bitcoin miners from Bitmain for $170 million. Marathon expects the shipments to complete in 2021, giving the mining operation over a hundred thousand ASIC miners or more than ten exahash of hashpower. Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA) revealed […]

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China’s Coal Standoff Causes Power Shortages, Chinese Bitcoin Miners ‘Heavily Affected’

China's Coal Standoff Causes Power Shortages, Chinese Bitcoin Miners 'Heavily Affected'Regional reports from China detail that bitcoin miners located in certain areas in South China are running short on electricity. The country has been having massive issues with coal prices soaring across the mainland, as the Chinese government hasn’t been allowing coal carriers into ports. Because of the sweeping electrical shortages, mining activities have been […]

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Riot Blockchain Buys 15,000 Antminers, Operation Will Command 37,640 Bitcoin Miners

Riot Blockchain Buys 15,000 Antminers, Operation Will Command 37,640 Bitcoin MinersPublicly listed firm Riot Blockchain has announced the company is purchasing 15,000 S19 Pro and S19j Pro Antminer mining rigs from Bitmain. According to the company, the new shipment of next-generation miners will increase the operation’s hashrate to 3.8 exahash per second (EH/s). Following the announcement from Core Scientific this week purchasing over 58,000 Antminer […]

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Bitcoin’s Rise Causes Shortage of Mining Rigs, Most Units Sold Out, Miners Concerned About Supply

Bitcoin's Rise Causes Shortage of Mining Rigs, Most Units Sold Out, Miners Concerned About SupplyWhile the bitcoin economy has swelled in value, the overall network hashrate has gradually climbed higher as miners are making a lot of money confirming blocks. However, obtaining bitcoin mining rigs isn’t so easy these days, and regional reports from China indicate a great number of ASIC manufacturers are sold out for months. Moreover, because […]

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