The following is from a press release (click to view at PR Newswire) Enovix Selected by U.S. Department of Energy for Fiscal Year 2020 Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research Funding FREMONT, Calif., August 26, 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette has announced FY2020 federal funding for projects that will support new and innovative advanced vehicle technologies. Enovix Corporation has been selected to advance research and development on lithium-ion batteries

Recently, Chris Metinko of Mergermarket, spoke with Harrold Rust, Enovix CEO and co-founder, about funding, how we’re dealing with the COVID-19 global pandemic and key aspects of our business model. Here’s a link to the article published on April 16, 2020 (which may require a subscription to login). Following is full text of the article. Enovix Could Look to Top Off Raise Late This Year Despite COVID-19, CEO Says Enovix expects

It takes years to advance a consequential new battery from concept to commercialization. For proof, look no further than this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Stanley Whittingham developed the first lithium-ion battery in 1976, John Goodenough improved cathode performance in 1980, and Akira Yoshino made it practical for commercialization in 1991—a total of fifteen years from start to finish. The lithium-ion battery has powered the mobile revolution since its introduction.

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