28 Feb '18, 12am

Tesla begins construction on world’s largest solar rooftop https://t.co/q5w6tT0DjI

Installation for what could become the world’s largest solar rooftop has begun at Tesla’s Gigafactory 1 in Nevada. The US-based electric vehicle and solar firm announced in January plans to install 70MW of solar panels on to the rooftop of its battery cells, which it develops with Panasonic, and energy storage plant. If the firm complete their goal, the roof will be the largest solar roof installation in the world. “GF1 is an all-electric factory with no fossil fuels (natural gas or petroleum) directly consumed. We will be using 100% sustainable energy through a combination of a 70 MW solar rooftop array and solar ground installations,” Tesla commented in January. “The solar rooftop array is ~7x larger than the largest rooftop solar system installed today.” SEE ALSO: Helix Electric: Tesla, Reno and the road to Nevada’s number one Bumpy Ride for Electric Vehicles in the US ...

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