Cipher Mining Inc. announced that Bear LLC and Chief Mountain LLC, the joint venture entities in which Cipher holds 49% interests, have entered into agreements with Canaan to purchase 16,700 units of the latest generation Avalon A1466 miners for delivery in the second quarter of 2024. Cipher and its joint venture partner plan to install half of these miners at the Bear facility and half at the Chief facility, representing an expansion of ~30 MW, or ~1.25 EH/s, at each data center. Payment terms allow Bear LLC and Chief Mountain LLC to deliver up to 30% of the total consideration in the 90 days after delivery.