January 20th, 2019 | by Chanan Bos
Tesla’s Gigafactory 1 in Nevada is a proof of concept. Originally, the factory was supposed to be completed in 2020, have a production capacity of 35 GWh of battery cells and 50 GWh of battery packs, and employ 6,500 people. In 2017, these plans were altered publicly, as Elon Musk claimed that the company found a way to use space more efficiently and set a new goal of 105 GWh of battery cells and 150 GWh of battery packs. That would also mean employing around 10,000 people when complete
December 7th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
The Nevada Office of Economic Development says Tesla has exceeded virtually every promise it made to secure incentives for the Gigafactory. The factory has had a dramatic impact on the economy of northern Nevada.
January 21st, 2017 | by James Ayre
In concert with the gearing up process for Model 3 production, Tesla will be shifting at least some gearbox and electric motor production to the still under construction Gigafactory 1 in Nevada, going by a recent tweet from Nevada State Governor Brian Sandoval