Mining firm Riot said it produced an all time high of 740 Bitcoin in January an increase of approximately 62 compared to the same time last year Riot's Vice President of Capital Markets Phil Mc Pherson discusses how the company is operating amid crypto winter as Riot shares are rallying in 2023 Plus his bitcoin [...]
Bitcoin mining firm Riot Blockchain mined 318 bitcoins in July, 28% fewer than last July, as it shut some operations to accommodate the high energy demand during the heatwave in Texas. The miner gained $9.5 million in power credits and other benefits from the curtailment.
Miners are facing new headwinds amid the market downturn. Riot Blockchain (RIOT) is unloading more than half of the bitcoin it mined in May. Separately, the New York State Senate passed a bitcoin mining moratorium, barring new proof-of work (PoW) mining operations powered by carbon-based energy sources for two years.
The Bitcoin network’s hashrate is near complete recovery from the levels reached before China’s mining crackdown, rising over 80% in the past five months and close to reaching a new all-time high. RIOT Blockchain CEO Jason Les discusses the “reallocation of hashrate around the world” and the wider state of mining.