May 29, 2024

BTC miner Greenidge expects $20 million loss in Q3

Bitcoin miner Greenidge Era Holdings’ anticipates a lack of between $20 million-$22 million for Q3/2022, CoinDesk wrote.

The mining firm’s preliminary working and monetary outcomes for the quarter present that it expects a dip in income: about $29 million, down from nearly $36 million y/y.

Greenidge CEO Jeffrey Kirt left the mining agency on October 7. David Anderson was appointed in his place. He transferred from Millar Western Forest Merchandise, a forest product firm primarily based in Alberta, the place he served as CEO and president.

Mining problem has elevated

Greenidge mined roughly 866 BTC within the third quarter of this yr, up from 729 BTC y/y. Current information present the Bitcoin community’s mining problem has elevated. The variety of hashes wanted to mine one bitcoin has elevated by greater than 13%. In the intervening time, this quantity is 35.6 trillion.

Miners must pay extra to extract new bitcoin in consequence. Exacerbating that is the truth that the worth of the world’s greatest crypto by market cap is low. Excessive power prices are additionally including to the bills.

On Monday, Greenidge’s shares misplaced nearly 1 / 4 of their worth. They regained 5.3% in pre-market buying and selling in the present day.

A depressing pattern

Compute North, a supplier of mining information, filed for chapter final week. Argo Blockchain, which can be listed on the LSE, needed to elevate $27 million to decrease liquidity pressures final week.

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