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September 18, 2017  

Anti fracking suit seeks to block BLM oil drilling in Nevada

Conservation groups say the Bureau of Land Management is reversing course on limiting drilling on a vast stretch of federal land.

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August 8, 2017  

Electric car maker Faraday Future leases California plant

Deal follows the scrapping of a proposed $1 billion plant in Nevada.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
July 11, 2017  

Electric car maker scraps plans for $1B Nevada plant

Faraday Future calls it a “shift in business strategy” as niche car makers face industry changes.

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November 16, 2016  

Work stopped at Las Vegas electric car factory site

Officials call work stoppage a “temporary adjustment” to focus on concept car development.

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July 28, 2016  

Tesla opens $5 billion Nevada Gigafactory

Facility could nearly double the world’s production of lithium-ion batteries.

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April 14, 2016  

Faraday aims to start Nevada electric car plant by 2018

State has pledged up to $335 million worth of incentives for the project.

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March 1, 2016  

Hundreds walk off Tesla job in Nevada labour dispute

Union officials said work at Tesla’s gigafactory is increasingly being done by non-union, out-of-state crews.

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February 5, 2016  

Tesla gigafactory job creation slower than projected

Investment so far is $374 million, below the early prediction of $1 billion by the end of 2015.

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December 16, 2015  

Nevada to consider tax breaks for Faraday Future

Governor Sandoval calls special legislative session to approve incentives for Chinese –backed carmaker

News Automotive Manufacturing General
December 10, 2015  

Chinese-backed EV maker picks Nevada for $1B plant

Deal depends on state lawmakers’ approval of tax incentives that haven’t been publicly described

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November 27, 2015  

Nevada researchers trying to turn roadside weed into biofuel

The sunflower’s sticky cousin is on the verge of being turned into diesel fuel, and someday could fuel jetliners.

News General
September 10, 2014  

Nevada considers $1.3B deal to land Tesla battery plant

Governor says gigafactory would generate up to $100 billion for state’s economy.

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September 5, 2014  

Tesla battery factory incentives worth up to $1.3B over 20 years

Nevada’s incentive package includes sales and tax abatements and tax credits for jobs and investment.

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September 4, 2014  

Nevada battery factory brings Tesla closer to mass produced EVs

The “gigafactory” will bring the cost of batteries down by producing them on a huge scale.

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September 3, 2014  

Tesla selects Nevada for $5 billion battery factory

The “gigafactory” will create an estimated 6,500 jobs.