Solar, Storage

Investor Millions to Turn ‘Black’ to Light

[MassHighTech] A Beverly company recently landed a multimillion-dollar investment to support its development of “black silicon,” a new kind of silicon that may hold tremendous promise—particularly in energy-producing photovoltaic solar cells. SiOnyx Inc. closed an $11 million round of funding from investors including Harvard University, RedShift Ventures of Virginia, Harris & Harris Group of New York and Polaris Venture Partners of Waltham, according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.