Crypto mining facility close to powering up in Sullivan Co.

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – The new cryptocurrency mining facility is a short while away from powering up in Sullivan County.

As we’ve beforehand reported, the facility will probably be subsequent to the Merom Generating Station, and is financed by Ketucky-based crypto pioneers “About Bit”.

The firm teamed up with Hoosier Energy and Win Energy and say the facility will carry extra jobs to the county.

Wade Lewis, COO of About Bit, mentioned they’ve the situation secured and the primary workplace up and working.

“We are beginning to set up the containerized options that we use for mining cryptocurrencies and the heavy wiring that connects these to the facility provide traces is being put in as we converse,” Lewis mentioned.

Lewis mentioned as of proper now, they’re working proper on schedule and ought to be powering up the primary items in the latter a part of January 2023.

“We will proceed to carry items on-line. When we set up that facility, we pre-wire every one of many foundations so to converse for every unit that goes in there. consider it as you’ll as a campground with RV’s, issues can go in and make their hookups,” Lewis mentioned.

He defined this upcoming winter storm might trigger delays, however they may have to wait and see.

Officials say the facility will create 15 new jobs and have the potential for extra in the long run.

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