Blackstone Resources AG in second phase of battery production subsidy application
BAAR, Switzerland – (08 May 2019) – Blackstone Resources AG (SWX: BLS; STU: 4BR, FRA: 4BR, BEB: 4BR) (“Blackstone”) is pleased to announce that it has submitted a detailed application with a business plan and work programme with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) for access to is battery production subsidy programme.
The move follows positive correspondence from the German ministry BMWi, inviting Blackstone along with a number of prominent battery makers, to submit an application for financing.
The application submitted by Blackstone was made through its 100% owned subsidiary Blackstone Research, which is based in Erfurt, Germany. It was made in close co-operation with its future partners from Belgium, The United Kingdom, Austria, Poland and two from Germany.
The BMWi has now reviewing Blackstone’s application and based on its merits, will inform us on the outcome in due course. We are confident that the application Blackstone has made is strong and will result in future subsidies being made available.
In addition, Blackstone is preparing additional applications with individual states within German: Thuringia, Saxony and Brandenburg. The aim here is to roll out our battery manufacturing facilities.
This represents a significant step forward for Blackstone’s ambitions in the battery technology market and places the company a step closer towards its goal of becoming a vertically integrated supplier to the electric vehicle and energy storage market.
Blackstone Resources AG
Blackstone Resources is a Swiss Holding Company, with its legal domicile in Baar, Kanton Zug and is concentrating on the battery metals market as primary metals. In addition, it sets up, develops and manages refineries used for gold and battery metals. It offers direct exposure to the battery metal revolution that is being driven by the demand of electric vehicles that need vast quantities of these metals. These include cobalt, manganese, molybdenum, graphite and lithium. In addition, Blackstone Resources has started a research programme on new battery technologies.
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