Go behind the scenes to find out how Nevada and Tesla came to an agreement on the company's first Gigafactory.

As the Fortune-produced video (above) and great companion article describes, it took about a year to get the deal done, and one of the greatest selling points of the deal was that there was "zero scheduling risk" in Nevada.

Lance Gilman from the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center says that the only place in the world potentially more accommodating to Tesla would be in China...and that wasn't too like to happen with American-born Tesla.

Besides the video primer, check out Fortune's in depth piece on the process here.


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