North American crypto miner Hut 8 reported annual income of CA$150.7 million ($109 million) — a lower of CA$23.1 million in comparison with the earlier 12 months — and a 65% improve in bitcoin holdings.
Hut 8 mined 3,568 bitcoins final 12 months — a rise of 28% over 2021, which it attributed to a rise in hash price ensuing from its fleet growth.
“Whereas 2022 was a difficult time for the whole trade, we fared nicely due to our staff’s dedication to operational excellence, our diversified strains of enterprise and our robust development profile,” CEO Jaime Leverton mentioned in a press release.
“As we glance forward, we are going to proceed to uphold these working ideas as we work to shut our enterprise mixture with USBTC and start working as a U.S.-domiciled, digital asset mining, internet hosting, managed infrastructure operations and excessive efficiency computing group,” she added.
Final month, Hut 8 introduced a merger with US Bitcoin (USBTC) to kind Hut 8 Corp., which will likely be primarily based in the USA. It additionally filed a press release of declare within the Superior Courtroom of Justice of Ontario towards Validus Energy Corp. and its subsidiary, Bay Energy Corp., the third-party vitality provider to Hut 8’s facility in North Bay, Ontario, the month prior.