Lyten, opening of its first lithium-sulfur battery pilot plant in San Jose, California

September company announced it had raised $200 million to scale manufacturing of its 3D graphene material with a range of initial applications and production, including next-gen batteries

graphene-enabled lithium-sulfur batteries being developed by Lyten do not use nickel, cobalt or manganese

Lithium-sulfur batteries were invented in the 1960s

Lyten’s claim is that its 3D graphene can contain the unruliness of sulfur.

startup’s ​“over-subscribed” Series B funding round was led by venture capital firm Prime Movers Lab along with automotive giant Stellantis, FedEx, Honeywell and Walbridge Aldinger, bringing the total equity investment in Lyten to more than $410 million since the company’s founding in 2015



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