Aspen Creek begins procedure of second solar-powered bitcoin mining centre
- US renewable bitcoin mining operator Aspen Creek Digital Corporation (ACDC) on Wednesday introduced the beginning of operation of its second solar-powered information centre and also transformed its interest to the upcoming third project which is even larger.
The business's second high-performance computing center (HPCC) of 30 MW lies in Texas and is hooked behind-the-meter to a new 87-MW solar farm. Compass Mining has a hosting deal for 27 MW of capacity, to be deployed by the end of the year.
ACDC is now servicing its 3rd facility, also located in Texas. It is a 150-MW HPCC that is co-located behind-the-meter with a 200-MW solar energy plant and also is anticipated to become functional by mid-2023.
The firm's very first bitcoin mining centre launched in June. It is located in west Colorado and totals up to 6 MW. The solar park that supplies it with power has a capacity of 10 MW.
A month back, ACDC revealed an USD-8-million (EUR 8.1 m) Series A financing round led by capitalists Galaxy Digital as well as Polychain Capital.
"This financing will certainly support our 3GW+ pipeline of wind, solar and battery generation by 2025 and also assistance cutting-edge solutions to build the world's leading fleet of renewably powered data centers," chief executive officer Alexandra DaCosta stated at the time.