• Standard Power had a ribbon cutting and grand opening Monday in Coshocton. The blockchain and data center is one of the largest in Ohio.
  • The facility has about 20 employees and 50 mg of data mining power. By the end of 2023 it’s hoped there will be more than 100 employees and another 700mw of power from a facility in Conesville.
  • Speakers at the ribbon cutting included Lt. Gov. Jon Husted and Andrew Burchill of the Ohio Blockchain Council, who touted the importance of the blockchain to the future economics of Ohio.
  • Standard Power CEO said the welcoming community and assistance from local officials is one of the reasons Standard Power came to Coshocton.

COSHOCTON − A cutting edge technological firm in an emerging industry opened a new facility Monday in Coshocton. It’s one of the largest of its kind in Ohio.

Standard Power held a ribbon cutting at its blockchain and data center at 500 N. Fourth St., on the grounds of the former WestRock papermill that closed in 2015. Standard Power bought the property in October 2018 and former Mayor Steve Mercer first touted the firm coming to town in his State of the City address in January 2019.

The event included exhibits and demonstrations related to immersion cooling, miner maintenance and management and the advantages of having a Bitcoin mining data center in Ohio. Formal comments were made by local and state officials, including Lt. Gov. Jon Husted.

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