- Gigafactory 1 (Nevada, USA)
- Gigafactory 2 (New York, USA)
- Gigafactory 3 (Shanghai, China)
- Gigafactory 4 (Berlin, Germany)
- Gigafactory 5 (Austin, USA)
Giga 1 – Currently the largest battery factory in the world is located in Nevada. The facility is primarily used to produce batteries and energy storage systems for Tesla’s electric vehicles, as well as for other products such as the Tesla Powerwall. The name “Gigafactory” is a nod to the factory’s massive scale; it is currently the largest building in the world by footprint, and its planned final capacity is expected to be around 100 GWh of batteries per year.
Tesla Gigafactory 2 is a photovoltaic factory located in Buffalo, New York. It was originally built by SolarCity, which was later acquired by Tesla. The factory produces solar panels and solar roof tiles for residential and commercial use. It is also involved in the research and development of new solar technology, such as high-efficiency solar cells. The factory has been a major source of jobs in the Buffalo area and has helped to revitalize the local economy.
The 3rd Gigafactory is located in China. Gigafactory Shanghai is a factory for battery cells and electric vehicles. It is the first Gigafactory built outside of the United States, and it officially began production in 2019. The factory has a planned annual production capacity of around 150 GWh, which will be used to supply batteries for Tesla’s electric vehicles sold in China. The factory is also designed to be highly automated and environmentally friendly, with a focus on reducing energy consumption and waste.
Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg (Giga Berlin) – The Gigafactory is located about 30 km from Berlin in the neighboring state of Brandenburg in Grüneheide. The giant factory Berlin to start construction in 2019. In October 2021, it was officially inaugurated with a ceremony and presented to the public. Tesla wants to produce a Model Y body every 45 seconds. Production capacity is expected to be 500,000 to 700,000 cars per year.
Gigafactory Texas is Tesla’s 5th factory. It is located in Austin, Texas and officially began production in 2020. The factory focuses on the production of electric vehicles, specifically the Tesla Cybertruck, Model Y, and the Semi. The factory is also designed to be highly automated and environmentally friendly, with a focus on reducing energy consumption and waste. It also features on-site solar panels and battery storage to help power the factory. The factory also has a planned annual production capacity of around 500,000 vehicles.