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    The race to get ‘Tesla Gigafactory 2’ heats up, French Minister visits Fremont factory

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    Ever since Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the automaker will decide on a location in Europe in 2017 for what the company has been referring to as ‘Gigafactory 2’, several countries have launched efforts to convince Tesla to build the plant in their country.

    The race is now heating up as the French Economy Minister visits Tesla’s Fremont factory to reportedly woo the company. more…

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    so one of the benefits of Sparks' location for the gigafactory is the arid climate helps in the battery curing process. do any of the sites the various EU countries are proposing have a similar climate/humidity level?
     
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    Well, definitely not the location of the old nuclear plant in Alsace, nor the Netherlands, both referred to in this article... or the UK for that matter, which some have mentioned before...If climate is the key driver, this would of course factor one of the two countries in the Iberic Peninsula, i.e. Portugal and Spain... :)
    Yet is it just climate...?? Umm...
     

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