Up to 12,000 jobs could ultimately be created. Now Prime Minister Woidke is protecting the project from critics who criticize the factory’s consumption.
According to Brandenburg’s Prime Minister Dietmar Woidke, everything is on schedule with the planned settlement of Tesla in his state. “I am optimistic that the first cars will roll off the production line in Grünheide in the summer of 2021 and that 12,000 people will work in the factory in the last stage of expansion,” said the head of government of the magazine “Super Illu” according to the preliminary report on Sunday.
In the end there will be a factory there that will also set ecological standards, Woidke told the magazine. Project critics, who complained, among other things, of the fact that the large factory used too much water, replied that the “construction will be implemented in accordance with the law”. The discussion about water consumption is also “solved constructively”.
The US group Tesla is promoting its facility, known as the Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg, with the fact that it will be the “most progressive series production facility for electric vehicles in the world”. Starting with the production of the compact electric SUV “Model Y”, future vehicle models for global markets will be designed, developed and produced in Germany.