Representatives of Estonian companies Minery Global and Russian OOO «Maineri.ru» has declared intention to build five farms for mining with a total capacity of 55 MW and an area of 5500 m2 by October 2018: three in Bratsk and one in Irkutsk and Ust-Ilimsk.
Partner for the supply of electricity will be JSC «Brotherly electric grid company». According to the initiators of the project, the decision on the location of the mining complexes in the Irkutsk region due to the presence of cheap electricity, which is generated by three hydroelectric power station «Irkutskenergo» – Irkutsk, Bratsk and Ust-Ilimsk, as well as optimal climatic conditions and a mean annual temperature of -2°C, which allows you to effectively organize teplootdelenie equipment.
«Total costs per unit of power installed equipment for mining will be only $0.07 per 1 kW.h,» say they.
«While mining in 2016, we are faced with the limitations of home mining. We started thinking about how to scale the business and to use electricity legally, to act in the legal field,» – said co-founder and General Director of Minery Ilya Bruman.
Now his team is obtaining permits and developing software for managing mining hosting based on Linux. Building mining farms is scheduled for may, and began mining the cryptocurrency on Oct.