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September 24, 2021

Group14 hosts Governor Inslee at HQ to discuss commercial manufacturing SCC55™ for the global electrification movement

During the September 21 visit, Washington State Governor Inslee and Representative Duerr met with the Group14 team and toured the BAM (Battery Active Materials) Factory to talk about how rapid electrification will accelerate the growth of the clean energy economy statewide and globally.

During the September 21 visit, Washington State Governor Inslee and Representative Duerr met with the Group14 team and toured the BAM (Battery Active Materials) Factory to talk about how rapid electrification will accelerate the growth of the clean energy economy statewide and globally.

September 14, 2021

CEO Rick Luebbe featured on Daily Drive Podcast | "Lithium-silicon: An EV battery breakthrough?"

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On the September 10 episode of Automotive News' Daily Drive podcast, CEO Rick Luebbe sat down with Steve Schmith of the Automotive News to discuss Group14's push to replace the graphite typically used in lithium ion EV batteries with silicon anodes.

Beyond affording a 50% boost in energy density across numerous applications, Rick and Steve discuss what Li-silicon means for slashing EV costs, strengthening battery supply chain resiliency, driving sustainable manufacturing processes and more — all keys to enabling a cleaner future now

Listen to the full episode here to hear more about how Group14

On the September 10 episode of Automotive News' Daily Drive podcast, CEO Rick Luebbe discusses Group14's push to replace the graphite typically used in lithium ion EV batteries with silicon anodes.

August 24, 2021

Group14 and InoBat Announce Partnership to Deliver Customizable Lithium-Silicon Batteries to Automotive OEMs

The companies have announced a partnership to custom manufacture high energy density batteries for automotive applications. To deliver on the promise of zero-emission electric vehicles, automotive OEMs are turning to drop-in-ready technologies such as high capacity silicon-based anode materials, which deliver dramatically more energy density per volume than traditional lithium-ion-based batteries for mobility of all modes. 

The companies have announced a partnership to custom manufacture high energy density batteries for automotive applications. To deliver on the promise of zero-emission electric vehicles, automotive OEMs are turning to drop-in-ready technologies such as high capacity silicon-based anode materials, which deliver dramatically more energy density per volume than traditional lithium-ion-based batteries for mobility of all modes. 

August 23, 2021

CTO Rick Costantino featured on Engineering Matters Podcast | "Batteries: The Lithium-Silicon Age"

On episode 121 of Reby Media's Engineering Matters podcast, CTO Rick Costantino shares how Group14’s innovative drop-in lithium-silicon anode technology creates a better and more sustainable energy storage solution to accelerate the electrification of everything.

On episode 121 of Reby Media's Engineering Matters podcast, CTO Rick Costantino shares how Group14’s innovative drop-in lithium-silicon anode technology creates a better and more sustainable energy storage solution to accelerate the electrification of everything.

July 19, 2021

Group14 and SK Materials Announce JV to Accelerate Dual Sourcing for Lithium-Silicon Battery Materials

The new joint venture positions Group14 to meet customer demand from global battery market with major battery hub in South Korea. This is the latest development for Group14 to secure dual sourcing for its patented lithium-silicon technology, a critical measure to mitigate potential global supply chain disruptions to the battery market.

The new joint venture positions Group14 to meet customer demand from global battery market with major battery hub in South Korea. This is the latest development for Group14 to secure dual sourcing for its patented lithium-silicon technology, a critical measure to mitigate potential global supply chain disruptions to the battery market.

July 15, 2021

Group14 and Governor Inslee meet to discuss building a battery innovation hub in Washington

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee met with Group14 at the site of our pilot-scale facility and lab located in the REC Silicon factory in Moses Lake, WA. During his visit, CEO Rick Luebbe, provided Governor Inslee and his team with a detailed overview of our patented and commercially manufactured lithium-silicon battery anode, SCC55™, that will enable the next-generation of battery technologies today.

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee met with Group14 at the site of our pilot-scale facility and lab located in the REC Silicon factory in Moses Lake, WA. During his visit, CEO Rick Luebbe, provided Governor Inslee and his team with a detailed overview of our patented and commercially manufactured lithium-silicon battery anode, SCC55™, that will enable the next-generation of battery technologies today.

April 13, 2021

Group14 Launches Commercial Manufacturing Factory to Onshore Domestic Battery Supply Chain

The new commercial-scale 27,000-square foot U.S. manufacturing factory to meet demand for higher-performing lithium-silicon anode materials. The new factory, located at Group14 HQ in Woodinville, Washington, also will house a new world-class R&D center, corporate offices, and serves as the first of several planned commercial manufacturing sites that will solidify the company as a global leader in advanced energy storage technologies.

The new commercial-scale 27,000-square foot U.S. manufacturing factory to meet demand for higher-performing lithium-silicon anode materials. The new factory, located at Group14 HQ in Woodinville, Washington, also will house a new world-class R&D center, corporate offices, and serves as the first of several planned commercial manufacturing sites that will solidify the company as a global leader in advanced energy storage technologies.

April 08, 2021

CTO Rick Costantino featured on IT Visionaries Podcast | "Building a Better More Sustainable Battery"

Between our devices and electric vehicles, we are acutely aware that the batteries behind the scenes determine the capacity and capabilities of our technology. On episode 263 of Mission.org’s IT Visionaries podcast, CTO Rick Costantino shares how Group14’s innovative drop-in lithium-silicon anode technology creates a better and more sustainable energy storage solution to accelerate the electrification of everything.

Between our devices and electric vehicles, we are acutely aware that the batteries behind the scenes determine the capacity and capabilities of our technology. On episode 263 of Mission.org’s IT Visionaries podcast, CTO Rick Costantino shares how Group14’s innovative drop-in lithium-silicon anode technology creates a better and more sustainable energy storage solution to accelerate the electrification of everything.

April 02, 2021

CEO Rick Luebbe featured on April Impact Hustlers Podcast | "Creating the Future of Electric Car Batteries"

“Imagine you go to buy your Toyota Camry or your Chevy Malibu and you have an option of an all-electric version with a 300-mile range or an internal combustion version with about a 300-mile range — and they are both exactly the same cost,” Listen to the full episode to see how Group14’s battery technology is catalyzing the electric future.

“Imagine you go to buy your Toyota Camry or your Chevy Malibu and you have an option of an all-electric version with a 300-mile range or an internal combustion version with about a 300-mile range — and they are both exactly the same cost,” Listen to the full episode to see how Group14’s battery technology is catalyzing the electric future.

March 19, 2021

Group14 Expands to International Battery Markets with New Offices in Japan and Korea

New Yokohama and Seoul headquarters position the company to meet customer demand for high-performing battery materials from major Asian markets. With the vast array of major consumer electronics and electric mobility players in APAC, the international expansion positions Group14 as a key global supplier to meet increasing customer demand for high-performing lithium-silicon battery materials.

New Yokohama and Seoul headquarters position the company to meet customer demand for high-performing battery materials from major Asian markets. With the vast array of major consumer electronics and electric mobility players in APAC, the international expansion positions Group14 as a key global supplier to meet increasing customer demand for high-performing lithium-silicon battery materials.

December 21, 2020

Group14 Technologies Secures $17 Million Series B to Scale Production of Lithium-Silicon Battery Technology

Led by South Korea's SK materials, the investment highlights growing global demand for high-performance, sustainably-sourced battery materials. Group14 will leverage this operating capital to scale production to meet the increasing demand for its flagship product SCC55™, which affords up to 50% more energy density than conventional graphite for lithium-ion batteries.

Led by South Korea's SK materials, the investment highlights growing global demand for high-performance, sustainably-sourced battery materials. Group14 will leverage this operating capital to scale production to meet the increasing demand for its flagship product SCC55™, which affords up to 50% more energy density than conventional graphite for lithium-ion batteries.

October 13, 2020

Group14 and REC Silicon Announce U.S. Anode Factory to Meet Demand for the ‘Electrification of Everything’

Washington plant marks the rise of the Pacific Northwest as a lithium-ion supply chain hub. The large-scale commercial facility will be the first and largest silicon-carbon anode material plant globally that will enable lithium-silicon batteries and accelerate the electrification of everything. The facility will be powered by clean hydro-electric power and has been designed to be carbon-neutral.

Washington plant marks the rise of the Pacific Northwest as a lithium-ion supply chain hub. The large-scale commercial facility will be the first and largest silicon-carbon anode material plant globally that will enable lithium-silicon batteries and accelerate the electrification of everything. The facility will be powered by clean hydro-electric power and has been designed to be carbon-neutral.

September 01, 2020

DOE Selects Group14 in Energy Storage Grand Challenge to Crack Commercial Hurdles for Lithium-Ion Future

Materials technology breakthrough, Scaffold Prime™, enables 30-50% density increase with silicon-carbon, tunable battery materials for the electrification of everything megatrend. Group14 leading $5 million project to integrate best-in-class synergistic technologies to achieve a revolution in lithium-ion battery performance. Initial markets include electric vehicles, consumer electronics, medical devices and aerospace.

Materials technology breakthrough, Scaffold Prime™, enables 30-50% density increase with silicon-carbon, tunable battery materials for the electrification of everything megatrend. Group14 leading $5 million project to integrate best-in-class synergistic technologies to achieve a revolution in lithium-ion battery performance. Initial markets include electric vehicles, consumer electronics, medical devices and aerospace.

November 21, 2019

Battery Industry Leaders Invest $18 Million in Group14 to Scale Li-ion Anode Materials

Announcing $18 million in new financing from Amperex Technologies Limited, Showa Denko, Cabot Corporation, BASF Venture Capital, and OVP Venture Partners, the new funds will be used to scale up manufacturing of a next generation anode material and advance into commercial production. The participation of these industry leaders together is strong validation of Group14's performance, scalability, and strong intellectual property position, not to mention the enormous market opportunity.

Announcing $18 million in new financing from Amperex Technologies Limited, Showa Denko, Cabot Corporation, BASF Venture Capital, and OVP Venture Partners, the new funds will be used to scale up manufacturing of a next generation anode material and advance into commercial production. The participation of these industry leaders together is strong validation of Group14's performance, scalability, and strong intellectual property position, not to mention the enormous market opportunity.

April 14, 2016

EnerG2 Announces the Launch of Group14 Technologies

Independent spin-off company will commercialize cost-effective advanced silicon-carbon composite anode materials for lithium-ion batteries. Group14 will manufacture silicon-carbon anode materials with increased energy capacity compared to currently available materials while maintaining the low cost and high cycle life of graphite. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is supporting the project with a $2.8 million grant.

Independent spin-off company will commercialize cost-effective advanced silicon-carbon composite anode materials for lithium-ion batteries. Group14 will manufacture silicon-carbon anode materials with increased energy capacity compared to currently available materials while maintaining the low cost and high cycle life of graphite. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is supporting the project with a $2.8 million grant.

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One battery startup's plan to thrive in the $528 billion EV market: skip China and rebuild the lithium supply chain on US soil.

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Group14 Technologies announces the launch of a factory capable of producing 120 tons per year of its innovative silicon-carbon-based anode material for lithium-ion batteries.

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