Concerned by Elon’s statements that batteries will take 2 years to see good ramp? Don’t be. If batteries were in final stages of optimization, then Tesla still wouldn’t be able to drop them in to all the Gigafactories. The original thought behind Gigafactory 1 Nevada was to make it enormous to produce more batteries than […]
54% Range Increase 56% $ / KWH Reduction 69% Reduction in Investment / GWH Well done Tesla. Well done.
10X Reduction in footprint 10X Reduction in energy The Gigafactory Nevada has not seen expansion since about 2017. Now 3 years later we know that in the same space you can product 7X the number of cells. I don’t think they mean that they can do 7X the output in 1/10 the space, because that […]
“Shorter path length.” “Power to weight ration is better”. “This is quite hard to do…” “Nobody’s done it before…” “… keeping a little secret sauce…” “… everything is simple in recollection … – Elon Musk “5X Energy +16% Range 6X Power” -Drew