Posted On Wednesday, Mar 03, 2021
The Tesla Mafia: Elon Musk’s Ex-Employees Vie To Become His Top Rival

Musk hasn’t simply revolutionized the electric vehicle market—he’s created his own billion-dollar rivals.

Posted On Monday, Mar 01, 2021
A Battery that Powers the Future

It’s hard to believe that before coming to Georgia Tech, Gleb Yushin had never worked with batteries. Nearly 15 years later, his materials research is enabling space travel, revolutionizing the automotive industry, and contributing to clean, sustainable energy systems.

Posted On Saturday, Feb 06, 2021
The Battery Is Ready to Power the World

Gene Berdichevsky, the former battery systems architect for the Tesla Roadster and now founder and chief executive of Sila Nanotechnologies Inc., an Alameda, Calif.-based company working to improve battery technology, said lowering the cost of storage to $50 per kilowatt-hour could be worth half a trillion dollars. “There’s going to be an immense amount of scientific ingenuity applied to it,” he said.

Posted On Thursday, Jan 28, 2021
Shift to Electric Vehicles Spurs Bid to Make More Batteries in U.S.

Sila Nanotechnologies, a Silicon Valley startup, is among the latest to attract Wall Street backing as supply-chain investors see enthusiasm for electric vehicles

Posted On Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021
Coatue and T. Rowe Price Funds Anchor $590M Investment in Sila Nanotechnologies

The next-generation battery pioneer will begin development of a new 100 GWh plant to serve automotive customers

Posted On Tuesday, Jan 26, 2021
Sila Nanotechnologies raises $590M to fund battery materials factory

Sila Nano plans to use the funds to hire another 100 people this year and begin to buildout a factory in North America capable of producing 100 gigawatt-hours of silicon-based anode material, which is used in batteries for the smartphone and automotive industries