Tesla’s Massive Battery Factory Could Make Nevada The ‘Richest Place On Earth Again’

The Tesla deal, negotiated by Sandoval in hope of bringing as many as 22,000 jobs to the state, includes a $5 billion factory to produce lithium ion batteries for electric cars. Tesla alone may employ 6,500 people at the new plant, 20 miles east of Reno. In the past three years, 50 companies have moved to the area, helping cut unemployment in half and restoring some life to a town that calls itself “The Biggest Little City in the World” but is littered with aging casinos and seedy bars.

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