05 Mar '18, 6pm

Tesla Installing World's Largest Solar Rooftop on Nevada Gigafactory

Tesla has started building a massive rooftop solar array on top of its Gigafactory 1 (GF1) outside Sparks, Nevada. Once finished, the 70-megawatt system will be the largest in the world by far; the current record-holder is the comparatively shrimpy 11.5-megawatt array in India that can power 8,000 homes. Building Tesla has posted satellite images of the GF1 construction site, showing solar panels installed on the north side of the factory. The Gigafactory is part of Tesla CEO Elon Musk 's vision to fast-track a cleaner, more sustainable future. He previously announced intentions to power the Nevada building without fossil fuels, relying instead on renewable energy and batteries . "GF1 is an all-electric factory with no fossil fuels (natural gas or petroleum) directly consumed," Tesla said then. "We will be using 100 percent sustainable energy through a combination of a 70 ...

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/tesla-solar-gigafactory-25431580...

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