LAS VEGAS, Might 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Marathon Digital Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA) (“Marathon” or “Firm”), one of many largest enterprise Bitcoin self-mining corporations in North America, at the moment revealed unaudited bitcoin (“BTC”) manufacturing and miner set up updates for April 2022.
Historic and Potential Hash Fee Development Primarily based on Present Cargo Schedules of Beforehand Bought Miners (Topic to Change)
Company Highlights as of Might 1, 2022
- Elevated complete bitcoin holdings to 9,673 BTC with a good market worth of $365.5 million
- Efficiently put in 4,183 miners, representing roughly 0.4 EH/s, in containers at new facility in Texas with hundreds of further miners being put in and ready for energization
- Working mining fleet consists of 36,830 energetic miners producing roughly 3.9 EH/s with hundreds of further miners anticipated to be energized in Might
- Produced 299 self-mined bitcoin throughout April 2022 predominantly on account of ongoing upkeep and downtime on the energy plant in Hardin, MT decreasing April’s potential bitcoin manufacturing by roughly 30%
- Introduced staged transition miners from fossil gas powered facility in Hardin, MT throughout the third quarter of 2022 as a part of the Firm’s initiative to realize 100% carbon neutrality by year-end 2022
- Money readily available was roughly $40.4 million and complete liquidity, now outlined as money and obtainable credit score services, was roughly $70.4 million; the Firm additionally holds 9,673 BTC with a good market worth of $365.5 million
- The Firm continues to count on its mining operations to be 100% carbon impartial by the tip of 2022
Bitcoin Manufacturing Replace
Yr-to-date, Marathon’s mining fleet has produced 1,558 bitcoin, a 340% improve over the identical time interval within the prior yr. By month, the Firm’s bitcoin manufacturing was as follows:
*Notice: Upgrades and upkeep to the facility producing station in Hardin, MT triggered Marathon’s bitcoin mining operations in Hardin, MT to function at considerably diminished capability in November 2021, negatively impacting the Firm’s bitcoin manufacturing for the month. In April 2022, the Firm’s bitcoin manufacturing was equally impacted by upkeep to the facility producing station in Hardin, MT.
Complete Community Hash Fee Supply: https://www.blockchain.com/charts/hash-rate
The Firm final offered bitcoin on October 21, 2020, and since then, has been accumulating or “hodling” all bitcoin generated. Because of this, Marathon at the moment holds roughly 9,673 BTC, together with the bitcoin bought in January 2021 for a mean value of $31,168 per BTC. On April 30, 2022, the honest market worth of 1 bitcoin was roughly $37,715, implying that the approximate honest market worth of Marathon’s present bitcoin holdings is roughly $365.5 million.
Miner Installations and Hash Fee Development
In April, climate and upkeep points triggered the facility producing station in Hardin, MT to function beneath regular ranges, decreasing Marathon’s potential bitcoin manufacturing by roughly 30% throughout the month. As disclosed on April 5, Marathon intends to relocate its miners from Hardin to extra sustainable sources of energy in phases throughout the third quarter of 2022.
Throughout April, roughly 4,200 of Marathon’s miners have been efficiently put in, pending energization, in containers at one among Compute North’s new services in Texas. These miners have been initially scheduled to be energized on April 17, rising Marathon’s hash fee by roughly 0.4 EH/s, or 11%, from the prior month. Because of the Firm’s power supplier requiring further consent from a third-party, the energization of Marathon’s miners was rescheduled to the month of Might. At present, the Firm doesn’t count on this course of to impression future deployments of miners.
Because the Firm’s energy supplier finalizes the energization course of, development of Compute North’s first main facility in Texas has continued at tempo and hundreds of further miners are being put in and ready for energization. Given the present development and deployment schedule, Marathon continues to count on all 199,000 miners, producing roughly 23.3 EH/s, to be deployed by early 2023. Moreover, the Firm continues to count on its mining operations to be 100% carbon impartial by the tip of 2022.
“In April, we grew our bitcoin holdings to 9,673 BTC as we efficiently put in practically 4,200 miners in containers and made substantial progress addressing a few of the regulatory and allowing challenges associated to breaking the mildew on deploying behind the meter,” mentioned Fred Thiel, Marathon’s chairman and CEO. “Ongoing upkeep points on the energy producing station in Montana triggered our bitcoin manufacturing to dip by roughly 30% in April. As we introduced in April, we will probably be transitioning our miners out of Hardin in phases to attenuate downtime and shifting them to extra sustainable sources of energy throughout the third quarter.
“In April, roughly 4,200 miners have been efficiently put in in containers at one among Compute North’s new services in Texas. These miners have been initially scheduled to be energized on April 17, which might have elevated our hash fee by roughly 11% throughout the month. Nonetheless, we encountered some friction in April as our power companion required the extra consent of a third-party to energise our put in miners. Encouragingly, we count on this matter to be resolved early this month, and we don’t anticipate it impacting future deployments.
“Whereas the facility supplier was working by this course of, development of Compute North’s services continued unimpaired and hundreds of further miners are at the moment being put in and ready for energization. Primarily based on what we all know at the moment concerning the tempo of development and deployment, we consider we could also be by our backlog of miners and absolutely again on observe with deployments earlier than the tip of this yr. Given the progress we’ve got made firstly of this yr breaking the mildew on deploying behind the meter and the distinctive benefits we keep from our asset gentle mannequin, we’re cautiously optimistic that we’re nonetheless on tempo to realize 23.3 exahash early subsequent yr.”
First Quarter 2022 Earnings Webcast and Convention Name
Marathon Digital Holdings will maintain a webcast and convention name at the moment at 4:30 p.m. Japanese time to debate its monetary outcomes for the quarter ended March 31, 2022, which will probably be revealed in a press launch previous to the decision. To register to take part within the convention name, or to hearken to the reside audio webcast, please use this link. The webcast may also be broadcast reside and obtainable for replay through the investor relations part of the Firm’s web site at ir.marathondh.com.
Date: Right this moment, Might 4, 2022
Time: 4:30 p.m. Japanese time (1:30 p.m. Pacific time)
Registration hyperlink: LINK
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About Marathon Digital Holdings
Marathon is a digital asset expertise firm that mines bitcoin with a concentrate on the blockchain ecosystem and the era of digital belongings.
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