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Core Scientific Becomes the Largest Mining Firm in North America After Mining Over 19k BTC

Core Scientific is listed as one of the top 5 listed Bitcoin mining firms at CoinMarketCap. The firm opted for a Chapter 11 bankruptcy in June 2023. However, the platform was able to come out of bankruptcy on 27th January 2024 and relisted its stocks at NASDAQ.

It has become the biggest listed cryptocurrency firm in North America. The platform recently shared performance statistics for 2023 on its official social media account.

Core Scientific Mined $812 Million Worth of Bitcoin

As per the notification, the firm mined around 19,274 Bitcoins last year which was valued at around $812 million. The firm also shared a breakdown of the total mined Bitcoin for the duration in terms of states accounting for 13,762 BTC mined in the USA.

The listed firm has mining farms operating in Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, North Dakota, and Texas. The remainder of 5512 Bitcoins was mined by its clientele for the same year.


Core Scientific’s Mining Report

Core Scientific operates around 209,000 Bitcoin mining farms in addition the firm also co-operates in Bitcoin mining operations. The firm reported contributing a total hash rate of 23.2 exahashes per second for 2023. At the same time, the firm also shared a detailed mining report to account for 2023 activities.

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The report highlighted a visible drop in the amount of power consumption across its US data centers. Core Scientific operated for 480 megawatt-hours with local grid supply in December 2023 and remained active for 131,000 megawatt-hours with the same source for the entire year.

Bitcoin mining firms generate power as a way to solve the cryptographic puzzle that is based on the proof-of-work mechanism. This process ensures that the transaction records on the blockchain remain immutable and new blocks are added to the network.

World Population Review projected that the USA was the biggest hashrate contributor for 2023 accounting for 35.4% of the global hashrate. Miners generate income by earning Bitcoin for each new block. At present, per block mining reward is 6.25 BTC.

Mining Firms to Invest in New Mining Units Ahead of Halving Event

Core Scientific filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2022 following a long bearish movement. The firm published a detailed bankruptcy plan in June, 2023. However, the company was able to reestablish its operations in 2024 allowing the firm to relist its shares at NASDAQ.

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In the current situation, Bitcoin mining firms are making preparations for the upcoming halving event in April, 2024.

Bitcoin blockchain has incorporated a halving mechanism that slashes mining rewards by half every four years. On this account, mining firms such as Marathon Digital are reportedly options to expand operations and ordered new mining sites and units.

In this manner, Bitcoin mining has become a commercial sector activity with a multitude of private and public firms participating in the process as business activity.

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Hassan Mehmood (Saudi Arabia)

Hassan is currently working as a news reporter for Tokenhell. He is a professional content writer with 2 years of experience. He has a degree in journalism.

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