Atlas Power Williams County facility

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The Atlas power Williams County facility is a proposed 700 MW cryptocurrency mining and data processing facility located west of Williston, North Dakota, USA. It will be owned by Atlas Power, and is currently under construction.

Location

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Background

The $1.9 billion project was announced in Williston, North Dakota, on January 26, 2022 with Governor Doug Burgum present at the announcement event. [1] It is being developed by FX Solutions and owned and operated by Atlas Power; both are Montana-based corporations that developed the Atlas Power: Butte facility in Butte, Montana. The project will be built in three phases; the first stage of 240 MW is expected to be completed by the end of 2022, with full capacity of 700 MW to be achieved by the fourth quarter of 2023.[2] The project would consume approximately 14 times as much power as Williston -- North Dakota's 6th largest city.[3]

Project Details

  • Power usage (MW): 700
  • Owner: Atlas Power
  • Parent:
  • Location:
  • Coordinates: 48.1454998, -103.774323

Articles and Resources

References

  1. "Large-scale crypto mining data center planned for western North Dakota oil patch". Inforum. 1/26/2022. Retrieved 6/17/2022. Check date values in: |access-date=, |date= (help)
  2. "Atlas Power Data Center plans to be world's largest". Sidney Herald. 1/31/2022. Retrieved 6/17/2022. Check date values in: |access-date=, |date= (help)
  3. "Portions of Atlas Power Data Center to be up and running in Williston next month". KFYR TV. 3/29/2022. Retrieved 6/17/2022. Check date values in: |access-date=, |date= (help)