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    Tesla announces $3.6b Semi, 4680 battery factories in Nevada but questions abound

    Tesla has officially announced its expected new battery and Semi factories in Northern Nevada, along with $3.6 billion in investment to make them happen. But are these actually new factories, or simply the completion of Gigafactory Nevada to its originally planned size?

    Earlier today we reported on the Nevada Governor hinting at plans for Tesla’s new factory, which were expected to be officially unveiled today. Tesla has now put up a blog post describing its progress with its previous investments in Nevada and the plans for this new investment.

    Tesla says that it has already spent $6.2 billion in Nevada and hired 11,000 employees, while creating 17,000 local construction jobs building out its Gigafactory there, and that the factory has produced:

    • 7.3 billion battery cells (37 GWh+ annually)
    • 1.5 million battery packs
    • 3.6 million drive…

    Read the full article originally published at electrek.co.

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