Core Scientific Signs Hosting Contracts with Three Public Companies During Reorganization – Maintains Industry Position as One of North America’s Largest Bitcoin Miners
Contracts with Greenidge Generation Holdings, Ault Alliance, and LM Funding host nearly 18K Bitcoin mining machines; positioned for continued growth thanks to unmatched hosting capacity
AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$CORZQ #bitcoin—Core Scientific, Inc. (“Core Scientific” or the “Company”) (OTC: CORZQ), a leader in high-performance blockchain computing data centers and software solutions, today announced agreements to host 17,935 Bitcoin mining machines at Core Scientific’s state-of-the-art facilities with three companies, including 6,914 units for Greenidge Generation Holdings (NASDAQ: GREE), 10,000 units for Ault Alliance (NYSE American: AULT), and 1,021 units for LM Funding (NASDAQ: LMFA). These agreements position Core Scientific for long-term growth as the Company completes its reorganization process. As one of the largest Bitcoin miners in North America, Core Scientific has an unmatched capacity and capability to host, operate, and maintain mining machines at its world class facilities.
Core Scientific will host the mining units at its facilities in Dalton, GA, Calvert City, KY and Denton, Texas. In total, these 17,935 units represent a total spec computing power of 1.88 exahashes per second and ~55 megawatts of data center rack space. 900 LM Funding units and 3,000 Ault Alliance units are already online and hashing, and 121 additional LM Funding units will be online by the end of April. 7,000 additional Ault Alliance units and 6,914 Greenidge units will all be online and hashing in May.
“The signing of these agreements are illustrative of Core Scientific’s industry leading hosting and mining capabilities and the strong demand for our services within our world class mining facilities,” said Russell Cann, Head of Mining. “We are eager to work with Greenidge Generation Holdings, Ault Alliance, and LM Funding as they expand their Bitcoin mining operations in North America, and we look forward to strengthening our hosting relationships.”
Core Scientific expects to have significant additional capacity in the near future to host additional mining equipment. In that regard, the company is engaged in conversations for potential hosting agreements with other customers.
Core Scientific is well positioned for sustained growth following completion of its reorganization. Core Scientific has maintained its status as a leader in the Bitcoin mining industry thanks to a combination of its cutting-edge facilities, unparalleled capacity, and top notch team; and the company believes the reorganization process will solidify this position and raise the bar for future success.
ABOUT CORE SCIENTIFIC
Core Scientific (OTC: CORZQ) is one of the largest blockchain computing data center providers and miners of digital assets in North America. Core Scientific has operated blockchain computing data centers in North America since 2017, using its facilities and intellectual property portfolio for colocated digital asset mining and self-mining. Core Scientific operates data centers in Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, North Dakota and Texas. Core Scientific’s proprietary Minder® fleet management software combines the Company’s colocation expertise with data analytics to deliver maximum uptime, alerting, monitoring and management of all miners in the Company’s network. To learn more, visit https://www.corescientific.com.
FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS AND EXPLANATORY NOTES
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