In February, we distributed a press release with the headline, Enovix Corporation Charts Course to Production and Commercialization of its 3D Silicon™ Lithium-ion Battery. The release noted that we were sampling cells to leading mobile device producers with rated energy density over 900 Wh/l and cycle life over 500. Enovix CEO, Harrold Rust, stated, ““To our knowledge, no other company has developed a lithium-ion cell with a 100% silicon anode



Benchmark Mineral Intelligence provides advisory services for lithium-ion battery, electric vehicle and energy storage supply chains. The electric vehicle and battery cell supply chain is its sole focus and specialty. It also publishes an informative well-written quarterly review. The Q2 2019 issue features an article titled “Silicon’s Rally,” by Paul Harris. The introduction reads, “Battery anode materials are made predominantly from natural graphite or synthetic graphite. But battery technology rarely



The 2019 edition of The Battery Show is underway this week in Novi, Michigan. On Tuesday, September 10, Michael Sanders, Avicenne Energy Senior Advisor, will moderate a panel discussion, “Is Innovation Valued in the Fast Growing xEV Battery Market?“ Enovix Chief Operating Officer, Cameron (Cam) Dales, will join fellow panelists Subhash Dhar, American Battery Solutions, Inc. Chariman & CEO, and Tal Skolklapper, Voltaiq CEO, to share their views on the



The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) traces its heritage to 1871. Today its mission is to, “inspire, inform and influence the global engineering community, supporting technology innovation to meet the needs of society.” E&T (Engineering and Technology) is the IET’s award-winning monthly magazine and associated website for professional engineers. E&T recently published an article by Holly Cave titled, “Charging ahead: the bid for better EV batteries.” The article’s premise



As I noted in the previous blog post, LI-ION BATTERY MARKET: 1995–2015 Growth and Drivers, Avicenne Energy, a market research and consulting firm, publishes a comprehensive report each year, “The Worldwide Rechargeable Battery Market.” The graph shows the actual growth of Li-ion battery use for portable electronics and electric vehicles since 2000, and the projected growth through 2025. The Rechargeable Battery Market (source: Avicenne Energy) Between 2000 and 2015, the



Steve LeVine is the Washington, DC correspondent for Quartz. He writes about the intersection of energy, technology and geopolitics. In 2015, he published “The Powerhouse: Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the World,” about the geopolitics of lithium-ion batteries. He closely follows and reports on advanced battery development, especially for electric vehicles. Last week Steve published an online article, “We are racing towards an electric-car future. Can battery