Gigafactory 1 - Made in Nevada

Tesla just released a short video featuring its Gigafactory 1 plant, built on electrifying Electric Ave, Sparks, Nevada.

The factory is only about 30% complete (in terms of size), but according to Tesla, it's already the highest volume battery plant in the world. It's expected that battery cell output will reach 35 GWh (using 13 of Panasonic's production lines) by the end of 2018 - up from 20 GWh in mid-2018.

The Tesla Gigafactory produces:

Other facts:
  • 5.4 million square feet of space on 3,200 acres
  • Over 7,000 Tesla employees and growing quickly
  • More than 17,000 construction jobs created since 2015