Iris Energy to nearly triple hash rate with estimated 44,000 new BTC miners By Cointelegraph


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Australia-based (BTC) mining company Iris Energy has revealed it will nearly triple its mining capacity with the addition of thousands of mining rigs.

On Feb. 13 the firm said it purchased an additional 4.4 exahashes per second (EH/s) worth of Bitmain Antminer S19j Pro ASIC miners, bringing its self-mining capacity to 5.5 EH/s from 2.0 EH/s.

Iris’ flagship site in Mackenzie, British Columbia. Source: Iris Energy