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CleanSpark’s 20 MW Bitcoin Mining Farm To Be Immersion Cooled

12/09/2021

The miner stated it had bought the required immersion cooling infrastructure to submerse its 20 MW Norcross, Georgia, bitcoin mining operation.

  • CleanSpark will implement immersion-cooling programs in its 20 MW Norcross, Georgia, farm.
  • The corporate stated it expects the transfer to result in a 20% improve in mining effectivity.
  • Liquid immersion cooling has been demonstrated to yield better hashrate capability than air cooling, the present business customary.

Bitcoin miner CleanSpark will implement a 20-megawatt (MW) immersion-cooled venture at its Norcross, Georgia, facility, the corporate stated in a press release despatched to Bitcoin Journal. The Nasdaq-listed firm stated it had already bought the required know-how to be put in step by step, with the primary 8 MW anticipated to go dwell in February.

CleanSpark stated it expects its bitcoin mining effectivity to extend by not less than 20% by means of the brand new information middle’s immersion cooling method. The system differs from the present customary within the bitcoin mining business, air cooling, and has proven promising leads to rising output whereas slicing down prices.

“Liquid immersion cooling, the place the machines are totally immersed in a specialised cooling liquid, has confirmed to considerably improve the hashrate of bitcoin mining machines, cut back energy consumption, and lengthen the lifetime of the machines,” the corporate stated in a press release.

With decrease working prices and better hashrate capability, CleanSpark anticipates it should improve its margin and maximize monetary beneficial properties. The follow of putting in miners inside tanks of liquid coolant has turn into extra in style over the previous 12 months. In October, Riot Blockchain, one other bitcoin miner listed on the Nasdaq, introduced it could tip-toe into the liquid cooling follow.

CleanSpark stated its 20 MW venture would include 180 tanks, every holding 33 Antminer S19j Professional ASIC machines dipped in a proprietary cooling liquid  a totally biodegradable artificial hydrocarbon compound with no electrical conductivity. The 5,940 machines are anticipated to generate about 600 petahashes per second (PH/s) of hashrate energy.

The 87,000 sq. foot information middle in Norcross, Georgia, was acquired by CleanSpark in August for $6.55 million.