29 Nov '14, 2am

We support job creation & shortened shipping distances - congrats & good luck to @TeslaMotors & @solarcity

We support job creation & shortened shipping distances - congrats & good luck to @TeslaMotors & @solarcity

Tesla and Solar City are two companies poised to bring massive manufacturing back to the US, which will create thousands of jobs, bring production costs down and make their sustainable industries even greener by reducing the shipping distances of finished products. Tesla Motors, the luxury electric car company brainchild of PayPal co-founder Elon Musk, will bring the largest lithium-ion battery factory in the world to Nevada. The site was chosen not only because of a space requirement reaching ten million square feet for the site, but also based on an estimated $1.25 billion in financial incentives offered by the state over a 20 year period. Also backing the project is Panasonic, which recently announced it will invest billions of Yen in the first phase of factory construction. According to the company , the Tesla gigafactory plans to have a vehicle output of approximately...

Full article: http://www.ecobuildingpulse.com/green-technology/a-tale-o...

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