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On June 2, Tesla published updated documents for Giga Berlin. The company plans to set a construction cost of around €1.065 billion for its first plant in Europe. Documents show that the previous plan received many changes.
Just six months ago, Tesla applied for the construction of the factory in Grünheide, and today the company has submitted completely revised documents. Over the past period, Tesla proved that it is extremely flexible, not only in their own interests, but also in the interests of the entire region, and capable of learning.
The project mainly includes the construction and operation of the Model Y assembly building with an estimated annual production of 500,000 electric vehicles. At the moment, the investment amount for the construction of Giga Berlin is €1,065 billion.
The plant will have the following facilities:
Project application documents have been modified in the current approval process and need to be reinterpreted.
Optimization of the plant layout leads to the following changes:
Construction is expected to end before March 2021. Commissioning of the plant is scheduled for July 2021. Giga Berlin should work in 3 shifts, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. The noise forecast shows that 2100 employees will work in one shift.
The location of the planned system parts is shown in the following figure.