1366 Adds to Executive Team and Forms Scientific Advisory Board as Company Shifts Focus to Commercial Manufacturing

Co-founder and CTO Emanuel “Ely” Sachs Transitions to New Role as Scientific Advisory Board Chair; Bruce Sohn Joins Board of Directors; and Photovoltaics Industry Veteran Dr. Rob Steeman Signs-On to Engineering Team BEDFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– 1366 Technologies today announced a series of personnel changes that underscore its planned shift in focus from technology development to…

1366 Named Top 50 Smartest Company by MIT Tech Review

Bedford, MA, February 18, 2014 — 1366 Technologies has been identified as one of 2014’s 50 Smartest Companies in MIT Technology Review’s annual list of the world’s most innovative technology companies. The honorees are nominated by MIT Technology Review’s editors, who look for companies that have demonstrated original and valuable technology over the last year, are bringing that technology to market at significant…

1366 TECHNOLOGIES ADDS CHINA EXPERT AND MIT SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT PROFESSOR YASHENG HUANG TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Bedford, MA – March 13, 2013 – Today, solar innovator 1366 Technologies welcomed China expert and MIT Sloan School of Management Professor Yasheng Huang to its Board of Directors.  Huang will help to accelerate the Company’s market entry into China as it scales its operations and readies its Direct Waferâ„¢ technology for the global stage.…

1366 Technologies Celebrates Opening of New Manufacturing Facility

Bedford, MA – January 30, 2013 – Today solar innovator 1366 Technologies, joined by state and federal officials including Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray, celebrated the opening of its new, 25 MW wafer manufacturing facility in Bedford, Massachusetts. The 42,000 square foot factory, slated to employ 100 people, represents the final step in the path…

1366 Technologies Appoints Rick Tattersfield Chief Operating Officer

Lexington, MA – August 24, 2011 – 1366 Technologies today announced it has named Rick Tattersfield Chief Operating Officer.  Mr. Tattersfield will be responsible for implementing the supply chain and business processes that will take 1366’s Direct Wafer technology from first generation to commercialization, as well as building and operating the company’s two future manufacturing…

1366 Technologies raises $20 million series B financing round

Hanwha Chemical and Ventizz Capital Fund IV L.P. Join Return Investors North Bridge Venture Partners and Polaris Venture Partners in Backing Silicon Photovoltaics Innovator
1366 Technologies, whose innovative approaches to solar manufacturing have the potential to halve the cost of solar energy, announced today the close of a $20 million Series B financing bringing the Company’s total amount raised to $37.55 million.

1366 Technologies Adds REC Co-Founder Reidar Langmo to Board of Directors

1366 Technologies, a silicon photovoltaics (PV) company, today announced it has strengthened its Board of Directors with the addition of Reidar Langmo, CEO of Novus Energy Partners (Novus) and co-founder of Renewable Energy Corporation (REC). 1366 has expanded its core team by 50 percent over the past nine months, and guidance from key board members such as Langmo will help the company bring its disruptive silicon PV technologies to market more quickly.