#110 – Inside Our Industry – The Gigafactory Industry

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The Gigafactory Industry

A gigafactory refers to factories producing electric batteries at huge scale, primarily for use in electric vehicles, but also for a range of other renewable energy storage applications. Tesla coined the phrase. We came across a great site, cicenergigune.com, that carried out research on where these gigafactories will be located in North America. Following is a chart of what they found:

With nearly all of the OEM’s manufacturing EVs, and many new EV manufacturers, battery development will be crucial to getting those vehicles to market. Looks like the U.S. will be a key player in the future of EVs for the world.

Full report (The full report includes a great North American map with these battery initiatives pinpointed.)