Elon Musk is a Canadian American business person, investor, and inventor.He is the 83rd wealthiest person in the world. His main goal is to reduce global warming through sustainable energy production and to make life multi-planetary. He is the founder of SpaceX and X.com (merged with Paypal), co-founder and chairman of SolarCity, co-chairman of OpenAl, co-founder of Zip2 and Tesla Motors. Tesla Gigafactory’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy. So we must produce a sufficient volume of electric vehicles to bring change in automobile industry. With 500,000 production/ making of cars every year, Tesla alone will require present day’s entire world’s lithium ion batteries. To solve this problem, Gigafactory will produce more lithium ion batteries annually than were produced worldwide before. One of the Gigafactory’s strategic partner is Panasonic. The name Giga comes from the factory’s planned annual battery production capacity of 35 giga-watt hours which means to generate 35 billion watts for one hour!
Let’s know about some of the untold facts about Elon Musk’s Gigafactory!
1.The factory is located on 3,000 acre lot of land in Storey County, near Reno, Nevada.