Tesla Plans New Right to Work Nevada Gigafactories
Tesla Inc continues to grow, and their latest announcement includes two new gigafactories in Right to Work Storey County, Nevada. In order to make all of this possible, the company is investing a total of $3.6 billion. They also plan to create 3,000 new jobs. So this is an exciting economic development!
From Area Development Magazine:
“Tesla has far exceeded every promise they made going back to 2014. […] To date, they have invested $6.2 billion in Nevada, built a 5.4 million square foot Gigafactory which provided 17,000 local construction jobs and created more than 11,000 highly paid permanent jobs.” […]
“Since the inception of GOED, the main goal has been to diversify Nevada’s economy. […] The Nevada-Tesla partnership cemented a new economic sector in Nevada for the manufacturing of electric vehicle battery packs and drive units, and energy storage products. Tesla’s Gigafactory propelled Nevada’s manufacturing industry, establishing lithium-ion batteries as the state’s eighth largest export both nationally and internationally.”AREA DEVELOPMENT MAGAZINE
To read the previous economic update on Right to Work states, click here.