ALBANY, NY, April 27, 2023 – Soluna Holdings, Inc. (“SHI” or the “Company”), (NASDAQ: SLNH), the parent company of Soluna Computing, Inc. (“SCI”), a developer of green data centers for Bitcoin mining and other intensive computing, announced today a 5 MW hosting contract with Compass Mining (“Compass”) at its Project Dorothy data center in Texas.
Compass Mining is the world’s first and largest online marketplace for Bitcoin mining hardware and hosting. Through its network of partners with mining facilities located in the US and Canada, Compass facilitates both large and small miner deployments on behalf of its end-users.
The hosting contract entails a two year partnership between Soluna and Compass for 5 MW of Bitcoin Mining at Project Dorothy 1A, Soluna’s data center which sources much of its energy from a co-located wind farm. Project Dorothy 1A monetizes a substantial amount of the curtailment experienced by the wind farm. In addition to hosting, Soluna will provide O&M services for Compass.
John Belizaire, CEO of Soluna Computing, commented, “We are excited to partner with Compass who we view as an industry leader in innovation and thought leadership in the Bitcoin mining space. Through this partnership we continue to bring in high profile hosting customers to our flagship renewable energy powered data centers.”
“Compass Mining continues to seek diligent, qualified operations teams to host our retail and institutional miners,” Thomas Heller, co-CEO and Chief Mining Officer said. “We’re deeply impressed with Soluna’s management team and project operations to date and excited to offer Project Dorothy 1A as yet another hosting facility option at Compass Mining.”
In the coming weeks Soluna will begin to commission hardware to bring Compass online.
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About Soluna Holdings, Inc (SLNH)
Soluna Holdings, Inc. is the leading developer of green data centers that convert excess renewable energy into global computing resources. Soluna builds modular, scalable data centers for computing intensive, batchable applications such as Bitcoin mining, AI, and machine learning. Soluna provides a cost-effective alternative to battery storage or transmission lines. Soluna uses technology and intentional design to solve complex, real-world challenges. Up to 30% of the power of renewable energy projects can go to waste. Soluna’s data centers enable clean electricity asset owners to ‘Sell. Every. Megawatt.’
About Compass Mining
Compass Mining is a bitcoin-first, proof-of-work mining company on a mission to strengthen Bitcoin’s network by democratizing hash rate. Compass’ mining marketplace offers easy procurement and deployment of mining machines for institutional and retail clients. Compass Mining also produces industry-leading research and educational content through a variety of tailored media product offerings. Mining is a notoriously opaque sector of the Bitcoin industry, but Compass now serves as the guide for everyone’s path to successfully mining bitcoin. Thanks to Compass, now everyone can mine bitcoin.
For more information on Compass Mining, visithttps://compassmining.io/
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