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Tesla-Panasonic Joint Agreement To Establish Manufacturing Plant In Buffalo, New York - Area Development
Tesla and Panasonic have agreed in principle to collaborate on the manufacturing of photovoltaic cells and modules at SolarCity’s RiverBend Plant in south Buffalo, New York.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  buffalo  mid-atlantic  tesla  panasonic  high-tech  tech  technology  energy  renewable-energy  sustainability  sustainable-energy  clean-energy 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Tesla CEO says electric cars will 'suffer' from plunging oil prices - Las Vegas Review-Journal
The drop in the cost of fuel has already filtered through into the U.S. auto market, where sales of gas-guzzling pickups and SUVs rose last year. Oil has continued its steep descent this year, sinking last week to its lowest level in more than 12 years.
this-week-339  Around-the-web  Matt  automotive-industry  gas  oil  tesla  elon-musk  energy  Nevada  mountain-states 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Nevada Electric Highway to make drive between Reno, Vegas possible with electric car
Gov. Brian Sandoval and NV Energy have unveiled the Nevada Electric Highway, a network of charging stations planned along U.S. Route 95 that would finally make it possible to drive between Reno and Las Vegas with an electric vehicle (EV).
Nevada  electric-vehicle  energy  green-economy  tesla  reno  las-vegas  gigafactory  this-week-310  Around-the-web 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Electric Powertrain Manufacturer Wrightspeed To Relocate To Alameda Point, California - Area Development
Tesla Motors Co-founder Ian Wright will relocate his electric powertrain manufacturing company, Wrightspeed, from San Jose to Alameda Point, California. Alameda Point is comprised of 1,560-acres at the western end of Alameda Island that once housed the former Naval Air Station.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  tesla  automotive-industry  california  pacific-states  manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  energy 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Imagine 1000 gigafactories - that's what's coming - Business Spectator
So if the naysayers are wrong (and they almost always are when Elon Musk is involved) then what’s in store for the battery industry? Answer: A likely massive upscaling of the global battery industry in the same way that occurred in PV panel production from 2008, which targeted a very similar market with the same money to spend from the same diverse funding sources.
green-economy  china  tesla  gigafactory  electric-vehicle  solar  energy  batteries  automotive-industry  this-week-284  around-the-web 
november 2014 by areadevelopment
Three Reasons Tesla Picked Nevada for Gigafactory - EV WORLD.COM
Perhaps just as important as proximity is the question of energy. Musk has promised that the Gigafactory will be powered by renewable energy. The rendering at the top of the page is an illustration of what the plant may look like. It includes giant solar panel fields and on a distant ridge filled with wind turbines. What it doesn't show is maybe the deal clincher: geothermal.
geothermal-energy  wind-energy  solar  electric-vehicle  automotive-industry  tesla  nevada  site-selection-factors  energy  around-the-web  this-week-280  maps 
october 2014 by areadevelopment

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