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Crypto miner Digihost plans to maneuver rigs from New York to Alabama

Digihost, a United States-based cryptocurrency mining firm, has introduced plans to maneuver a part of its fleet from New York to Alabama in an effort to decrease power prices.

In a Tuesday announcement, Digihost stated its 55-megawatt (MW) facility in Alabama — which the corporate acquired in June — will host a few of its crypto miners from New York, resulting in decrease working prices. In accordance with the mining agency, it goals to have a hashing capability of 28 MW on the Alabama facility by the fourth quarter of 2022, and 55 MW by the second quarter of 2023.

Like different crypto miners coping with rising power prices amid a bear market and report warmth in elements of america, Digihost reported that it bought Bitcoin (BTC) produced in July. As of July 31, the corporate reported it held roughly 220 BTC and 1,000 Ether (ETH) — valued at $6.8 million mixed — and had no debt.

Canadian crypto mining agency Bitfarms and Core Scientific each reported promoting a part of their BTC holdings in June and July, respectively, as a part of a technique to settle money owed and enhance capability. As well as, Riot Blockchain introduced in July that it will be relocating a few of its miners from New York to Texas in an effort to decrease working prices.

Many mining corporations in Texas reported scaling again or shutting down operations over the summer time amid excessive warmth. Specialists have advised the state’s power grid will not be ready to deal with demand due, partly, to the ability wanted for air conditioners, citing a better demand for sustaining snug temperatures than through the large winter storm of 2021.