Elon Musk Teases First Look at Tesla’s Berlin Gigafactory
As it's still currently under construction, the image is only an illustration; however, it has already garnered a few comments on Twitter.
As sustainable as possible
Who needs a PR and Marketing team when you have Elon Musk wittily posting on Twitter every hour?
Naturally, as soon as Musk posted his short Twitter comment "Giga Berlin" attached to the factory's illustrated image, questions and comments poured in.
Giga Berlin pic.twitter.com/UXQMUVTWXf— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 15, 2020
Musk took the time to answer a few of the comments, notably the following ones:
The "hidden" chimneys look almost like they've been completely airbrushed out of the illustration:
Rave atop a Giga, anyone?
And why not add a pool somewhere too, just for fun.
Some insight into Tesla's Berlin Gigafactory
Jokes and giggles aside, here are some of the real facts about Tesla's Giga Berlin:
The company is now vouching to replant an area three times the size of the Gigafactory plot with trees.
The Giga plant will focus on the Model Y, and during its Phase 1, will employ 12,000 workers coming from local areas and from wider Europe.
Tesla focusing on being environmentally responsible
The Giga's roof will be covered in solar panels to generate renewable electricity to work alongside Germany's and Brandenburg's "Energiewende" goals. There will be a focus on water-saving measures to ensure enough clean drinking water is available.
In order to keep commuting as environmentally responsible as possible, Tesla will build an on-sight freight yard to try and maximize the use of rail commuting as much as possible.
The completion of the factory is due for 2021. Tesla isn't stopping there, however, as it's been eyeing up its next Gigafactory site in mid-America.