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New aerial shots of the Tesla Gigafactory – March 2016

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Today we get to see two new great pictures of the Tesla Gigafactory in Nevada. Last month, we saw some aerial shots of the progress Tesla has been making on the pilot battery factory, and yesterday Above Reno released some drone pictures taken this weekend.

The factory is still under construction and currently only the first phase is up with an 800,000-square-foot footprint and 1.9 million square feet of space. Once completed, the Gigafactory is expected to have a total  operational space of about 13 million square feet.

Here are the pictures via Above Reno’s Instagram:

Tesla is currently manufacturing its line of stationary energy storage products at the factory and plans on starting battery cells production later this year. A recent leak gave us our first look at the Powerwall/Powerpack assembly line.

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  1. Rouget - 7 years ago

    Looks like they are preparing rooftops in order to install PV cells?

  2. Duperman - 7 years ago

    How is the Gigafactory being powered now considering no PV cells are installed, anyone know?


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