Bury-based Easy Crypto Hunter says it has taken £5 million in gross sales bookings to date this 12 months.
And, it says, enquiries have surged after Elon Musk attacked Bitcoin mining for guzzling vitality created by dangerous fossil fuels.
Mining Bitcoin often requires a super-powerful, energy-intensive laptop, and most mining is finished in China the place vitality prices are far cheaper than within the UK.
But Easy Crypto Hunter chief government Josh Riddett’s mining machines — measuring 70cm x 35cm x 40cm — are designed to mine different digital currencies like Ravencoin and Ethereum and use far much less vitality.
Josh — who was amongst delegates at an EU summit on crypto final 12 months — says the company has been experiencing enormous development in gross sales among the many UK’s agricultural group as farmers faucet into on-site renewable vitality like photo voltaic, hydro, wind or anaerobic digestion.
One inexperienced website hosts 40 mining computers which run 24/7. The website is powered utilizing anaerobic digestion machines which flip animal waste into renewable vitality.
Farmers with renewable vitality sources can promote their energy to the National Grid — however they’ll earn as much as ten occasions extra by running a crypto mining machine as an alternative.
Easy Crypto Hunter now has greater than 250 registered prospects and is believed to be the one vendor of crypto mining machines within the UK with a bricks and mortar workplace.
Josh stated: “Elon Musk wiped billions off world crypto markets when he stated Bitcoin mining was dangerous for the surroundings however what we’re doing couldn’t be greener.
“Our computers are able to mining a whole bunch of various digital currencies however we don’t mine Bitcoin as a result of it’s not as vitality environment friendly as different cash and it’s not as worthwhile.
“When we began this enterprise 4 years in the past, inexperienced vitality wasn’t on our prospects’ radar, however now it’s roughly 40 per cent of our enterprise, and rising day-after-day.
“It’s a good suggestion for each the consumer and the inexperienced vitality provider, so a win-win all spherical.”