- Distributed Ledger Inc and GulfQuest Maritime Museum have partnered to convey sustainable bitcoin mining to town of Mobile, Alabama.
- DLI will home 100 miners in a modified, air-cool delivery container.
- The challenge seeks to collect additional funding and adoption from the federal government.
Distributed Ledger Inc (DLI), a cryptocurrency infrastructure firm, and GulfQuest Maritime Museum Board introduced a partnership to convey sustainable bitcoin mining to the City of Mobile, Alabama, in accordance to a joint press release.
DLI is taking a modified delivery container and housing 100 Bitmain Antminer S19’s which can be air-cooled on-site. The machines are supposed to mine bitcoin continuous constructing in the direction of authorities funding and additional infrastructure to be funded by mining income. DLI and GulfQuest hope to speed up bitcoin adoption because it relates to the federal government with this enterprise.
“The hi-tech revenue source of Bitcoin mining, is tied to the education, adoption and growth of the next level of encrypted and secure growth of the internet designed to provide a dramatic time and cost savings and a higher level of security for the global maritime industry,” former Mobile Mayor Mike Dow and current executive director of GulfQuest board stated.
Mobile City held a city council meeting last month where the city agreed to allow the project to move forward, noting a willingness for the city to expand its exposure to bitcoin and other cryptocurrency related projects.
“We could not be extra excited on the alternative to convey blockchain expertise and bitcoin to the State of Alabama and extra importantly, the nice City of Mobile. Our purpose at DLI is easy: assist corporations and establishments with the understanding, accumulation, and utilization of cryptocurrency,” stated Mike Francis, Distributed Ledger CEO.
GulfQuest opened in 2015 as a non-profit interactive museum sitting on the mouth of the Mobile River to showcase and inform the story of the maritime heritage of Mobile and the Gulf of Mexico.