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Tesla will reportedly build its EV battery 'Gigafactory' in Nevada

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Elon Musk needs batteries. Back in November, the Tesla CEO said that the company would be building its own "Gigafactory" for EV batteries. Location had yet to be determined, but according to CNBC, Tesla has chosen Nevada for the factory. Specifics are still being negotiated, but the deal could be official in a week.

Musk has said that it will be a very eco-friendly factory that will have "essentially zero emissions" — with built-in recycling capabilities. Question now is, where exactly in Nevada and how big does a factory have to be to be considered a giga factory?