Magnis consortium to build Indian Government’s first Lithium-Ion Gigafactory

21 Jan 2019

Magnis Energy Technologies Limited (ASX:MNS) is pleased to announce that the Government of India, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises advises that Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) and LIBCOIN (20% owned by Magnis) are set to build India’s first Lithium-ion Battery Gigafactory.

LIBCOIN Chairman Rajan Duggal commented: “Our plan is to be the largest Lithium-ion Battery manufacturer in India, and we aim to be the first mover in one of the world’s largest markets. The interest this project is generating especially in the Indian automobile sector is very exciting.”

Magnis Chairman Frank Poullas commented: “To have The Central Government of India endorse this project is very encouraging for both Magnis and its partners. We see India as one of the largest markets in the world for Lithium-ion batteries and to potentially build one of the world’s largest Lithium-ion battery Gigafactories with a partner who possesses the skill and expertise of BHEL is exciting for the company.”

BHEL | http://www.bhel.com

LIBCOIN | http://www.libcoinbatteries.com