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Peak Mining starts construction of next-gen 30MW mining facility in Grand Forks, North Dakota
15.11.2023 / 17:00 CET/CEST
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Peak Mining starts construction of next-gen 30MW mining facility in Grand Forks, North Dakota

  • Expected to be fully operational in Q1 2024, the facility will be developed with direct-to-chip liquid-cooling technology
  • Hash rate will expand to 1.1 EH/s with new M53-series miners from MicroBT
  • The cooling system has been designed for maximum output and is able to supply excess heat to the local community in Grand Forks

Frankfurt/Main – 15 November 2023 – Peak Mining, part of Northern Data Group, has announced the start of construction for its 30MW facility in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Expected to be fully operational in Q1 2024, the data center will feature direct-to-chip liquid-cooling technology.

Peak Mining will benefit from a significant increase in hash rate with much more efficient hardware, in preparation for the upcoming halving. The first batch of US-produced liquid-cooled M53S++ miners from MicroBT will be deployed at this location, following Peak Mining’s recent USD 150 million purchase.

The new building is designed and constructed from the ground up and will fully replace the existing mining infrastructure. This allows for the expansion of the existing mining capacity and maximizes usage of the available power. Additionally, Peak Mining is exploring options to supply excess heat to the local community as its infrastructure and cooling system has already been designed to make this possible.

As experts in data center design, build and management, the construction of the facility is managed by Ardent Data Centers, Northern Data Group’s data center infrastructure business.

Niek Beudeker, Managing Director at Peak Mining, commented: “We’re excited to be redeveloping our North Dakota location and installing infrastructure with the latest technology to accommodate our recently purchased hardware. As expected, the team at Ardent has done a great job to get to this stage and I am excited to have this project drive us further towards Northern Data Group’s goals.”

Corey Needles, Managing Director at Ardent Data Centers, commented: “This will be our first build based on high-density liquid-cooling technology. This will significantly increase the operational and cooling capacity at the site, allowing for higher output and more efficient, clean, and quiet operations. I’m very proud of our team, who worked effortlessly to get to this stage, and we look forward to supporting Peak Mining for its future builds.”

About Peak Mining:

Peak Mining is powering the future of the Bitcoin network. Part of Northern Data Group, we deliver highly efficient Bitcoin mining through the latest hardware alongside innovative technology and infrastructure. With our mining heritage dating back to 2013, we’ve been innovating for over a decade and have been at the forefront of the industry ever since.

About Ardent Data Centers:

Ardent Data Centers provide future-ready data centers which are purpose built to power the next generation of HPC. Part of the Northern Data Group, we house the industry’s latest chips, combined with the latest liquid cooling systems to offer more power and better availability of on demand, compute-as-a-service infrastructure. With a proven track record of designing and operating high-performance data centers for over twenty-five years, we’re pioneering a new era of efficiency, delivering greater performance, density and availability.

About Northern Data Group:

Northern Data Group (ETR: NB2) is a provider of energy efficient High Performance Computing (HPC) infrastructure to businesses and research institutions, utilizing GPU and ASIC-based solutions. Our flexible compute power fuels innovation in our three core business divisions: Taiga Cloud; Ardent Data Centers; and Peak Mining. Through our HPC infrastructure, we pioneer ambitious computing innovation that drives progress in the AI, ML and Generative AI industries. Our partnerships with industry-leading manufacturers including Gigabyte, AMD, and NVIDIA are fundamental to the acceleration of innovation across sectors including life sciences, financial services and energy.

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