The Bitcoin (BTC) mining company Riot Blockchain, reported this week that it quadrupled its production in September 2021, when they managed to extract 406 BTC. This represents an increase of 346% compared to what was registered in the same period of 2020, when only 91 BTC were mined.
In a press release published on its blog, the company, which is listed on Nasdaq, indicated that, so far this year and until September, they have produced a total of 2,457 BTC, an increase of 236% compared to the same period last year ( 731 BTC).
They also indicate that, as of September 30, they had in their reserves, approximately 3,534 bitcoins, all of which were mined by themselves.
They clarify that, right now, they have a deployed fleet of at least 25,646 mining machines that have a capacity of 2.6 exahash per second (EH / s).
Riot advances in new farm to mine Bitcoin
On the other hand, Riot Blockchain referred to the progress at its Whinstone US farm, a bitcoin mining facility located in Rockdale, Texas, States U nests, which it acquired in recent months.
The company indicates that the development of the infrastructure is maintained according to schedule, with construction underway 24 hours a day. In fact, and as of September 30, they have installed at least three transformer substations of 100 megawatts (MW) and a fourth, of the same capacity, are scheduled for next November.
Riot explains that, in general terms, the construction of a first building, at the called “D”, is 50% advanced, with 2,600 kVA transformers. The same with another building, called “F”, which has been erected 25%, with 40% of its underground infrastructure and foundations already completed.
Thus, Riot Blockchain hopes that, to in the fourth quarter of 2022, they reach a net automatic extraction capacity of 7.7 EH / s, provided that the deployment of the 81,150 mining equipment they acquired from the Chinese manufacturer Bitmain is completed.
«After full deployment, it is expected that The company’s total autonomous mining fleet uses approximately 257 MW of energy, with approximately 206 MW deployed at Riot’s Whinstone facilities and approximately 51 MW currently deployed at Coinmint, LLC facilities. ”