Under the arrangement, The9 plans to invest C$7.6 million in Montcrypto in two phases to obtain a controlling stake.
After completion, the 20MW power capacity of the mining facilities can supply electricity to operate over 6,000 S19j Antminers.
The carbon-neutral infrastructure of Montcrypto offers a greener and more environmentally friendly power supply to The9’s cryptocurrency mining business.
Montcrypto forged natural gas procurement contracts with local oil extraction companies and planned to build carbon-neutral cryptocurrency mining facilities using natural gas.
The9 will pay a hosting fee at a rate of C$0.037/kWh to Montcrypto for five years.
The9 held $4.9 million in cash and equivalents as of Dec. 31, 2020.
Price action: NCTY shares traded higher by 4.66% at $11.45 in the premarket session on the last check Friday.
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