24 Feb '14, 2pm

Tesla Gigafactory Could Be Built In Nevada, Use Green Power

Tesla Gigafactory Could Be Built In Nevada, Use Green Power

The Gigafactory itself will likely use old Tesla Model S battery packs to help store power from an array of solar panels and wind turbines to help offset or even eliminate reliance on the local power grid. GM used a similar idea with used Chevy Volt battery packs, but the Model S has about twice the storable power as the General’s plug-in hybrid. Another use could be in another Musk venture, SolarCity, where old battery packs could be used as backup storage.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2014/02/24/tesla-gigafactory-could-be-bui...

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gas2.org 24 Feb '14, 8pm

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gas2.org 23 Feb '14, 3pm

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gas2.org 23 Feb '14, 5pm

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gas2.org 22 Feb '14, 7pm

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gas2.org 22 Feb '14, 11pm

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Exxon CEO Sues to Prevent “Safe” Fracking Near His Property

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