Blockstream’s Bitcoin technology and Macquarie Group’s expertise in energy, financial and commodities markets and green infrastructure will be utilized in a new partnership with Bitcoin mining facilities and exploration of carbon neutral alternatives for these facilities. This announcement builds on Blockstream’s previous collaborations with Aker and Square to form renewable powered facilities. The first project with Macquarie will utilize Blockstream’s mining facilities and expertise in mining hardware hosting.
“Macquarie’s experience and scale in traditional infrastructure investment, as well as commodity and energy markets, and Blockstream’s position as a leading Bitcoin miner and provider of Bitcoin-based technology solutions offers terrific potential.” — Blockstream CEO, Dr Adam Back. Macquarie is a lead investor in renewable energy infrastructure.