28 Feb '14, 6pm

Tesla's $5 Billion Battery Factory: Spending Big to Save Big

Tesla's $5 Billion Battery Factory: Spending Big to Save Big

Tesla Motors plans to build a huge U.S. battery factory capable of supplying 500 000 electric cars annually by 2020. The $5-billion "Gigafactory" is expected to produce more lithium ion batteries in 2020 than all the lithium-ion batteries produced worldwide in 2013—a huge step on the road to driving down the cost of battery packs and mass-market electric cars. A completed Gigafactory running at full production capacity in 2020 would allow Tesla, founded by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Elon Musk , to have an annual battery cell output of 35 gigawatt-hours. The Gigafactory's initial launch in 2017 would coincide with Tesla's plans to introduce a lower-cost, mass-market electric car in the same year, according to The Wall Street Journal . But lower lithium-ion battery costs could also open the door for new power storage opportunities beyond electric cars. "By the end of the fi...

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