HIVE Blockchain Gives December 2022 Manufacturing Update

January 9, 2023

This press release comprises a “assigned press release” for the objectives of the Firm’s program supplement outdated September 2, 2022 to its changed as well as reiterated brief kind base rack program dated January 4, 2022.

Vancouver, British Columbia–( Newsfile Corp. – January 9, 2023) – HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd. (TSXV: HIVE) (Nasdaq: HIVE) (FSE: HBFA) (the “Firm” or “HIVE”) delights in to reveal the manufacturing numbers from the Firm’s international Bitcoin procedures for the month of December 2022 as well as the fiscal year 2022, with 213.8 Bitcoin generated in December, plus USD $3.15 countless earnings from our power cost hedging as well as grid harmonizing method. In addition, the Firm generated crypto possessions with a worth of 4,752 Bitcoin (based upon everyday typical cost of Bitcoin) in 2022, which is an 18% boost from the previous year.

Recap Review:

  • HIVE generated 213.8 Bitcoin in the month of December, from ASIC as well as GPU mining procedures, standing for approximately 113.2 Bitcoin Per Exahash.

  • HIVE made USD $3.15 million in earnings from our power cost hedging as well as grid harmonizing method, along with Bitcoin generated in December. Based upon the everyday Bitcoin rates throughout the month of December, the earnings from grid harmonizing might correspond to an extracted worth of around 184 Bitcoin.

  • HIVE’s method to boost its international effectiveness was accomplished by the active purchase of 3,570 Bitmain S19j Pro at rates outstanding marked down from the previous year. Additionally, HIVE delights in to release its very own ASIC Bitcoin miner system for Evidence of Job, the ‘HIVE BuzzMiner’, in collaboration with Intel.

  • As a tactical upgrade, in the last 2 weeks HIVE has actually gotten as well as mounted over 3,400 brand-new generation Bitcoin ASIC miners in the 100 TH/s to 110 TH/s array, which is a substantial effectiveness upgrade which will certainly reduce the Firm’s typical expense of generating Bitcoin as well as boost gross mining margins.

  • HIVE has actually mounted around 2,050 of the 3,570 Bitmain S19j Pro miners revealed on December 22, 2022. These equipments got here in the recently of December, as well as HIVE’s group anticipates all 3,570 S19j Pro miners to be mounted on or around January 13, 2023. The installment of these equipments consists of an optimization procedure to make certain HIVE has actually dispersed as well as mounted one of the most reliable equipments throughout its international operating fleet, therefore raising the Firm’s general typical Bitcoin mining effectiveness as well as decreasing the typical Bitcoin expense of manufacturing.

  • In Addition, HIVE has actually gotten as well as mounted 1,423 of its HIVE BuzzMiner Bitcoin miners, powered by Intel Blockscale, out of the overall manufacturing amount of 5,800 HIVE BuzzMiners. These brand-new generation ASIC miners, will certainly change older tradition ASIC as well as GPU mining tools, to enhance Bitcoin mining effectiveness.

December 2022 Manufacturing Numbers

HIVE delights in to reveal its December 2022 manufacturing numbers as well as mining capability:

  • 212 Bitcoin Produced from ASIC mining procedures;

  • 2.06 Exahash of Bitcoin mining capability at the end of December, with a typical hashrate of 1.89 Exahash of Bitcoin mining capability throughout the month of December from ASIC mining procedures, with approximately 113.2 Bitcoin per Exahash;

  • An added 1.4 Bitcoin were extracted by our GPUs in December.

Frank Holmes, Exec Chairman of HIVE specified, “We are really delighted to be generating over 213 Bitcoin this month, while additionally gaining over USD $3 million this month from our grid harmonizing as well as power sale campaigns. HIVE was the very first public crypto mining business to establish a power cost hedging as well as grid harmonizing method. Our method to take care of unstable power rates as well as supply a standby arrangement with the energy business has actually been energetic for the previous number of years in Sweden. HIVE is a principal in the terrific electronic improvement wave, from being the very first public business to extract electronic possessions, to having an environment-friendly method, as well as to introduce with extra income streams. Our active management design is concentrated on being ingenious as well as fast to pivot considering that we extract electronic possessions that are very unstable. Along with the European collaborations we have, our inner technological group has actually established exclusive software program to handle our fleet of ASIC miners throughout 3 nations.”

Aydin Kilic, Head Of State & & COO of HIVE kept in mind “In addition, our technological group has actually upgraded our software program pile which keeps track of the important stats of our international fleet of ASIC miners. This permits us to have terrific understanding as well as granularity right into the efficiency of each maker, making use of bespoke API calls, as we meticulously research the general fleet effectiveness (in Joules per Terahash), to guarantee we are extracting for optimum success throughout a Bitcoin bearishness. We remain to pursue quality, making certain that as we scale our hashrate we additionally maximize our uptime, to make certain suitable Bitcoin result numbers as well as leading the industry in efficiency.”

The Firm’s overall Bitcoin manufacturing in December 2022 was:

2022 Yearly Manufacturing Numbers

In fiscal year 2022 HIVE extracted electronic possessions equal in worth to 4,752 Bitcoin (based upon the everyday standard Bitcoin cost; these electronic possessions consist of 3,146 Bitcoin). This stands for an 18% year over year boost in electronic possessions extracted by the Firm (HIVE extracted electronic possessions equal in worth to 4,032 Bitcoin in 2021).

For the three-month duration finished December 31, 2021, HIVE generated 697 Bitcoin, or around 7.7 Bitcoin each day, as well as today HIVE is generating around 8 Bitcoin each day from ASIC manufacturing.

While this seems a moderate boost, the Bitcoin Network Problem has actually risen by 46% in this 1 year duration which would certainly minimize Bitcoin manufacturing by 46% all various other points being equivalent.

Regardless of the foregoing, as HIVE’s international fleet of ASIC as well as GPU miners increased, HIVE’s result of crypto extracted with environment-friendly power, exceeded the Bitcoin Network Problem boost.

The raised mining trouble is a significant headwind to make money margins. The only method to remain in advance is to get even more equipments (to enhance HIVE’s Petahash) which are additionally a lot more reliable.

The Firm has actually gotten 3,570 Bitmain S19j Pro miners, as well as 1,879 of the HIVE BuzzMiners. In addition, 987 HIVE BuzzMiners were delivered to Sweden, as well as are anticipated to show up on or around January 15. HIVE anticipates every one of the 5,800 HIVE BuzzMiners to be made, checked as well as delivered by the end of January 2023.

Bitcoin HODL Update

Since today’s day, HIVE keeps in its treasury 2,348 Bitcoin, with a market price of over USD $38 million.

Last quarter HIVE purposefully offered Bitcoin to enhance cash money gets to money opportunistic developments in the modern technology bearishness. Mr. Holmes specified “We have actually seen a wonderful chance to increase in this clinically depressed market, where ASIC rates are down nearly 90%, whereas Bitcoin cost is down around 70%. Obtaining ASICs at outstanding marked down rates settings us for suitable return on spent funding, as well as even more lowers our expense of manufacturing for Bitcoin, as well as boosts our gross mining margin during bearishness.”

HIVE keeps in mind that in the crypto mining industry, various business have various methods for HODLing or marketing Bitcoin. Some business might use a 100% HODL method, as well as not market any type of Bitcoin, rather deciding to market shares to cover operating expense and/or capital investment. Various other business might choose to market every one of their extracted Bitcoin to money operating expense and/or capital investment. HIVE has an one-of-a-kind crossbreed method as well as might choose to market electronic possessions where the Firm thinks there are eye-catching chances to scale business. Our adaptable HODL method has actually constantly enabled us to have a core financial investment in electronic possessions on HIVE’s annual report.

Bitcoin International Network Mining Problem Continues To Be Volatile

Network trouble aspects are a substantial variable in the Firm’s gross earnings margins as well as can additionally be unstable. For instance, the Bitcoin network trouble was 36.95 T as at December 1, as well as reduced to 34.24 T as at December 6, after that raised to 35.36 T on December 19, as well as continued to be at this degree till completion of the month. Appropriately, Bitcoin mining trouble finished the month concerning 4.5% less than the start of the month.

The Bitcoin Network Problem is an openly offered fact, that shows the overall variety of Bitcoin miners online as well as is very important in assessing a business’s gross earnings margins, as well as variety of Bitcoin generated. This information is offered on lots of web sites, below is one citation: https://www.blockchain.com/explorer/charts/difficulty

As even more individuals mine Bitcoin, trouble rises as well as on the other hand, as Bitcoin rates drop, lots of miners might shed cash, as well as power down, therefore taking their hashrate off the network, creating Network Problem to reduce.

Those with the most affordable prices of manufacturing; because of having a lot more reliable equipments and/or reduced power prices, can proceed their manufacturing throughout these unstable cycles. As a result, not all miners might constantly extract throughout the month, because of this some miners will certainly create much less Bitcoin than anticipated, about their marketed hashrate.

We delight in that we have actually had the ability to update our international fleet throughout this duration of disturbance among the “crypto contamination” without obtaining costly high return financial debt versus our ASIC tools as well as electronic possessions, whereas such costly financial debt has actually harmed lots of Bitcoin miners throughout this bearishness.

Concerning HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd.

HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd. went public in 2017 as the very first cryptocurrency mining business with an environment-friendly power as well as ESG method.

HIVE is a growth-oriented modern technology supply in the rising blockchain sector. As a business whose shares trade on a significant stock market, we are developing a bridge in between the electronic money as well as blockchain industry as well as typical funding markets. HIVE has advanced, environment-friendly energy-powered information centre centers in Canada, Sweden, as well as Iceland, where we endeavour to resource just environment-friendly power to extract electronic possessions such as Bitcoin on the cloud. Given that the start of 2021, HIVE has actually kept in safe and secure storage space most of its treasury of ETH as well as BTC stemmed from mining incentives. Our shares supply capitalists with direct exposure to the operating margins of electronic money mining, in addition to a profile of cryptocurrencies, mainly BTC. Since HIVE additionally has tough possessions such as information facilities as well as progressed multi-use web servers, our company believe our shares provide capitalists an eye-catching method to obtain direct exposure to the cryptocurrency room.

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In Behalf Of HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd.
” Frank Holmes”
Exec Chairman

For additional info please get in touch with:
Frank Holmes
Tel: (604) 664-1078

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