--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Join Sila, a next-generation battery materials company, on November 29 to celebrate the start of construction at Sila Plant Moses Lake, its first commercial-scale manufacturing facility. Over a decade ago, Sila began its journey to engineer next-generation battery materials powerful enough to advance the clean energy future. Since then, Sila has been the first to bring next-generation anode materials to market with the launch of WHOOP 4.0 in 2021, and the first next-generation materials manufacturer to sign a supply agreement with an auto manufacturer, Mercedes Benz. Earlier this year, Sila also launched its nano-composite silicon anode, Titan Silicon, which was engineered for mass scale and will start production in 2025 at its Moses Lake facility.
Gene Berdichevsky, CEO of Sila
ARPA-E Director Evelyn Wang
What: CEO Gene Berdichevsky, VP of Operations Chris Dougher, and Plant Manager Rosendo Alvarado will host an open house to celebrate the start of construction. The ceremony will be followed by a plant tour and reception.
Where: Sila Plant Moses Lake: 3741 Rd N NE, Moses Lake, WA 98837
When: Wednesday, November 29, 2023 from 10:00am - 1:00pm PT
Registration: RSVP by Nov 6 to email@example.com
Founded in 2011, Sila is a next-generation battery materials company with the mission to power the world’s transition to clean energy. Sila shipped the world’s first commercially available silicon anode for lithium-ion batteries in 2021. Sila’s materials drive battery performance enhancements in consumer electronics devices and will power electric vehicles starting with the Mercedes-Benz G-Class series. Committed to American leadership in clean energy production, Sila is scaling its technology at its manufacturing facility in Moses Lake, Washington. Major investors include 8VC, Bessemer Venture Partners, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Coatue, In-Q-Tel, Matrix Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures, and funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.