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19 Reasons for GigaFactory-2 in Portugal

This presentation gives 17 Reasons for GigaFactory-2 in Portugal, regarding the possibility of a Gigafactory-2 in Europe as announced by Tesla in November, to build both cars and batteries. Data was collected from several sources which are referred to, and inspiration came from several contributions, including from Rui da Rocha Ferreira among others. The author is not employed by the Portuguese government, or any of promotion agency, but is part of an informal group to support bringing GigaFactory-2 to Portugal.
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19 Reasons for GigaFactory-2 in Portugal

  1. 1. 19 Reasons for building GigaFactory-2 in Portugal
  2. 2. CHARGING-UP IN PORTUGAL This presenta=on was created regarding the possibility of a Gigafactory-2 in Europe as announced by Tesla in November, to build both cars and baDeries. Data was collected from several sources which are referred to, and inspira=on came from several contribu=ons, including from Rui da Rocha Ferreira among others. The author does not work for the Portuguese government, or any promo=on agency. He is part of an informal group to support bringing GigaFactory-2 to Portugal. Join us at our facebook group to get #gigainportugal hDps://www.facebook.com/groups/gigainportugal/ André Marquet, November 20, 2016
  3. 3. Portugal features several world-class seaports with extensive experience and infra-structure to export cars to Europe and elsewhere. 1. Access to Ready-to-Export SeaPorts IMAGE: SETÚBAL SEAPORT SERVES AUTOEUROPA
  4. 4. No wonder why... PORTUGAL 2. Mul=modal Access to EMEA/ US. New York Hampton Roads Leixões Lisboa Setúbal Sines USA
  5. 5. PORTUGAL New York USA 3. Railway Network GigaFactory (A) LocaAon Site Pros Cons A – Poceirão / Palmela •  Proximity to Autoeuropa car plant. Best logis=cs infrastructure in place. •  Environmental impact study par=ally completed. •  Railway to Setúbal seaport and Europe. •  Mostly interes=ng for mixed car/ baDery produc=on SPAIN/ FRANCE Trainline Leixões Aveiro Lisboa Setúbal Sines
  6. 6. Lisboa is all About Style, Hipness and Quality of Life. …according to Paul Graham’s wisdom. 4. Complementary Electric Grid . About 50% electricity consumpAon in Portugal comes from renewable sources. Gigafactory-2 can resell or stock excessive capacity to the na=onal grid. IMAGE: WINDPARK IN PORTUGAL
  7. 7. •  Renault Cacia – best in class inside RenaultNissan Group 2016; •  Bosch Portugal - EFQM – European Founda=on for Quality Management 2011 5. High Produc=vity Auto-Cluster. IMAGE: AUTOEUROPA PRODUCTION LINE
  8. 8. 6. Industrial Parks Ready for Gigafactory-2. Lisbon Poceirão plot has over 40M square feet (3 x bigger than GF-1) and can house both baDeries and car factories plus a logis=cs terminal. Only 20mins from Lisbon, and 15 mins from Setubal port. 2,95Km 1,5Km Setúbal GigaFactory Regional Map. 13,5M sq feet (GF-1)
  9. 9. 7. New Lisbon Airport Opens in 2018 New Lisbon Airport only 10 mins from proposed loca=on for Gigafactory-2. Airport dedicated for low cost and logis=cs. IMAGE: MONTIJO MILITARY AIR BASE Source: hDp://expresso.sapo.pt/poli=ca/ 2016-09-25-Plano-Portela-Mon=jo-quase- fechado
  10. 10. 8. Main Lisbon Airport Lisbon main airport is well located within city limits and growing with new routes opening every year. Beijing and Guangzhou in 2017. IMAGE: LISBON AIRPORT
  11. 11. 9. Auto Cluster Supply Chain According to the Car Manufacturers Associa=on of Portugal (AFIA) in 2015 there are over 200 ac=ve automo=ve part suppliers in Portugal, from plas=c molds manufacturers to electronics and cabling, led by companies such as Con=nental, Delphi, Visteon, Renault Nissan and Bosch. IMAGE: WORKERS AT BOSCHE PLANT IN PORTUGAL
  12. 12. 10. Mo=vated Workforce •  Supply of over 20.000 engineering and science graduates/ year. •  Over 100.000 students in professional trades training schools. SOURCE: PORDATA
  13. 13. 11. English Speaking Workforce IMAGE: PARQUE DAS NAÇÕES SQUARE IN LISBON Very Low Low Mode- rate High Very High Portugal Czech Spain France EF EPI SCORE OF ENGLISH SKILLS OF POPULATION SOURCE: hDp://www.ef.nl/epi/ Nether- lands 59,09 59,68 56,66 54,33 72,16
  14. 14. 12. Compe==ve Workers & Engineers Up to 3x more cost-effec=ve. 10K 20K 30K 40K 50K 23K 21K 37K 51K Portugal Czech Spain France Nether -lands Cost /Year/ Worker w/ High School-12 (USD) SOURCE: OECD 2012 60K 70K 72K 10K 20K 30K 40K 50K 39K 45K 51K 73K Portugal Czech Spain France Nether -lands Cost /Year/ Worker w/ College Degree (USD) 60K 70K 106K 80K 90K 100K
  15. 15. 13. Business Friendly Environment Portuguese Government has an industry4.0 cabinet and is keen in transforming Portugal in a tech heaven for startups and high-tech companies with far sighted policies torwards selfdriving cars, drones and robo=cs, now also hos=ng WebSummit. IMAGE: PORTUGUESE PM WITH WEBSUMMIT CEO Portugal 25th Czech 27th Netherlands 28th France 29th Spain 32nd EASE OF DOING BUSINESS RANK (2016) Source: The World Bank
  16. 16. 14. EV Charging Industrial Partners Portuguese company EFACEC is one of the leading fast charger manufacturers in the World, compe=ng directly with ABB and Siemens, with several installed sta=ons in EMEA and the US. IMAGE: EFACEC FAST CHARGING SPOT IN PORTUGAL
  17. 17. 15. Lots of Sunshine for Solar Pannels > 1700KWh/m2 (GHR). GigaFactory PORTUGAL 1700KWh SPAIN 1700KWh FRANCE 1200KWh NL 1000KWh CZECH 1100KWh
  18. 18. 16. Biggest Lithium Mines in EU According to United States Geological Survey research published in 2015, Portugal has the 5th biggest lithium reserves in World. Europe’s biggest producer – the Gigafactory-2 can be supplied within a few hours via railway. IMAGE: LITHIUM MINE IN PORTUGAL Prod. 2014 Prod. 2015 Reserves USA ND ND 38 000,00 Argen=na 3 200,00 3 800,00 2 000 000,00 Australia 13 300,00 13 400,00 1 500 000,00 Brazil 160,00 160,00 48 000,00 Chile 11 500,00 11 500,00 7 500 000,00 China 2 300,00 2 200,00 3 200 000,00 Portugal 300,00 300,00 60 000,00 Zimbabwe 900,00 900,00 23 000,00
  19. 19. 17. Local Contractors Local contractors like Mota-Engil, Teixeira Duarte and others have extensive know-how and can offer compe==ve solu=ons for the construc=on of the Gigafactory on budget. IMAGE: VASCO DA GAMA BRIDGE, 2ND BIGGEST IN EUROPE
  20. 20. 18. Tax Benefits for Industry The Portuguese Government and the European Union are major supporters through a host of financial programs and tax breaks that encourage industrial and R&D investments. IMAGE: AUTOEUROPA AUTO-PLANT
  21. 21. 19. Passionate Tesla Community 528 years ago Portuguese navigator Bartlomeu Dias explored Cape of Storms and it was renamed into Cape of Good Hope by King John II. Let’s start hoping again! . IMAGE: PADRÃO DOS DESCOBRIMENTOS IN LISBON.

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