Cipher Mining (CIFR) introduced the acquisition of 11,000 bitcoin mining rigs from Canaan Inc. (CAN) after reaching 6 exahash/second (EH/s) of computing energy, the agency stated Tuesday.
The brand new Canaan mannequin A1346 rigs will enhance its computing energy to 7.2 EH/s when put in, with energization anticipated by the tip of Q3. Cipher says it has the potential attain 8.2 EH/s by the tip of the 12 months.
On the time of writing, Cipher’s inventory was up over 6% at $2.07 in pre-market buying and selling.
The miner barely overshot its beforehand said hashrate goal of 5.7 EH/s for the tip of Q1. In the meantime, its web loss per share fell by greater than half in Q1 2023 in comparison with the identical interval final 12 months; to $0.03 from $0.07.
The miner expects a mean value of $0.027 per kilowatt hour (kWh) of electrical energy throughout its portfolio, with 96% of its capability secured by fastened value agreements. Different miners with out fastened value agreements noticed hovering prices in 2022 as a result of vitality disaster.
Canaan noticed its gross sales dwindle all year long, outcompeted by different producers whereas the market total was depressed.
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