Sci-Tech: Pictures of the GigaFactory in construction

Here are some pictures via Steve Jurvetson of the giant Gigafactory lithium battery manufacturing plant that Tesla Motors and partners are building in Nevada.

The Tesla Gigafactory Construction Tour


Elon Musk oveseeing the construction of Gigafactory

Elon Musk, the driving force behind the project, posted the following in response to some claims that the project was slowing down at Elon Musk (@elonmusk) | Twitter:

Some shots of the Gigafactory pilot plant (~20% of full size) under construction

There is no slowdown of the Gigafactory construction underway, as anyone near Reno with eyes can verify. It’s not subtle.

Media reporting solely off random job ads board in Reno that we didn’t even know existed. That is as dumb as it sounds.

Here’s an artist view of how the GigaFactory will look when finished and the roof covered with solar panels:



Update Mar.10.15: Some pictures of the Gigafactory construction taken from a drone: Gigafactory Drone Pics