Tesla charges up Battery Factory with Clean Power

Written By Harvey


September 26, 2014

Luxury electric car manufacturer, Tesla is planning to build a battery factory in Nevada. It will be fully powered by clean energy (Wind, Solar and Geothermal). This factory will be a leader in the industry being fully self-contained and off the grid.

Tesla wants its battery factory delivering batteries by 2017, with the ability to produce enough batteries to power 500,000 cars by 2020.

If Tesla does meet all of its needs with new solar, wind and geothermal power generation, that’s going to require a whole lot of panels, turbines and geothermal wells. Navigant Research analyst Sam Jaffe told me he would expect a 10 million square foot battery manufacturing factory to have a peak electricity consumption of over 100 MW.


Read the full article on gigaom.com


Let us know your thoughts on the new battery factory on our facebook page.


Image courtesy of Wikipedia.

You May Also Like:

Edmonton Showroom Now Open!

Edmonton Showroom Now Open!

Our Edmonton showroom is now open! We have reconfigured our showroom to keep everyone safe during these unprecedented times. A Plexiglas...

LED Therapy

LED Therapy

How LED Lighting Can Positively Impact Your Health What if I told you that your post lunch coffee was no longer necessary AND you could...