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Published on March 7th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan

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Tesla Gigafactory Pictures With Tesla Board (Elon Musk, JB Straubel, Steve Jurvetson, Kimbal Musk…)

March 7th, 2015 by  


The Tesla Motors board recently took a tour of the Tesla Gigafactory. Steve Jurvetson and Kimbal Musk have both shared some photos from the tour. Aside from Steve & Kimbal, there are some good shots of Elon Musk, JB Straubel, and (of course) the developing Gigafactory.

I shared Steve’s and Kimbal’s pictures over on EV Obsession last night and earlier this morning, but in case you haven’t seen, they are below as well, with a few interesting tidbits included (well, interesting in my opinion). You can find more care-free (fun?) commentary over in my EV Obsession pieces.

The first set of images come from Steve Jurvetson (CC BY 2.0 license). The second set are clearly from Kimbal Musk, as they are screenshots from his Instagram account. Thanks to Steve & Kimbal, and also thanks to “dbfish” for sharing on the Tesla Motors Club forum. Click any of these images to enlarge them.

Elon Musk Looking Cooler than an Ice Cream Cone

Elon Musk aviator glasses

Tesla Motors Club Forum Moderator TEG Brings a Comparison from a Movie You may Remember

Elon Musk Comparison

Elon Musk terminator

Steve Jurvetson Himself

Steve Jurvetson

The Man with the Plans, JB Straubel

JB Straubel Gigafactory

Note the “Electric Avenue” sign in the background.

On the Roof

JB Straubel and Steve roof of Tesla Gigafactory

Tesla Motors Starting Lineup

Tesla Motors Club Board

Tesla Motors Club Roof

Tesla Gigafactory Model

Kimbal Musk GIgafactory Model

The Real Deal

Tesla Gigafactory Kimbal Musk

That’s a Lot of Roof

Tesla Gigafactory roof Kimbal Musk

Tesla Gigafactory Construction, Cowboy Angle.

Tesla Gigafactory from a distance

Elon Musk reportedly says that current build of the Gigafactory is about 20% of its full size… holy cow, that thing is going to be big! We knew it was going to be big, but now it looks even more impressive.

Phase 1 of the Gigafactory is 1.7 million square feet. 
 





 

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Zach is tryin' to help society help itself (and other species). He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor. He's also the president of Important Media and the director/founder of EV Obsession and Solar Love. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, and Canada. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these particular companies and feels like they are good cleantech companies to invest in. But he offers no professional investment advice and would rather not be responsible for you losing money, so don't jump to conclusions.



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