Tesla sponsored a bilingual vitality exhibit, Way forward for Vitality, on the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum (The Discovery). The exhibit featured questions and solutions from Tesla workers working at Gigafactory Nevada and centered on a future with clear vitality and sustainability.
Al Shen, president of the Tesla House owners Membership of East Bay, took his younger daughters to the museum over the vacations and was pleasantly shocked when he discovered the Tesla exhibit.
“The entire exhibit options Tesla Giga Nevada workers,” Al informed Teslarati. The exhibit centered on educating households with youngsters about Tesla, vitality, and sustainability in each English and Spanish.
The Discovery is a hands-on science museum situated in downtown Reno, Nevada, which is simply west of Tesla’s Gigafactroy in close by Sparks. The museum focuses on casual science, know-how, engineering, artwork and math (STEAM) studying and offers hands-on galleries and exhibitions in addition to instructional packages for households with youngsters.
The refined impacts made right here within the Reno space can’t be missed. Got here by the Terry Lee Wells Youngsters’s Discovery Museum in Reno. The Vitality exhibit sponsored by? @Tesla 🔥 @elonmusk pic.twitter.com/w8ZTVIvDLY
— Tesla East Bay Fremont (@TeslaOwnersEBay) December 30, 2022
Two Tesla workers, Adam Kirby and Melissa Flanagan have been featured within the show.
“We’re going to get to a fossil fuel-free future earlier than folks suppose. We simply have to get folks excited to do the work it takes–do a few of the sudden issues that make folks need to take part!” Kirby’s reply to a query concerning the future learn.
“I can envision wide-scale city energy technology with photo voltaic on each roof and wind generators on tall buildings, in addition to rural, massive, energy farms,” Flanagan mentioned in response to the identical query.
Tom Primeau, an operations supervisor for the Mannequin 3 and Y battery and vitality merchandise, answered a distinct query: how can we guarantee a sustainable future?
“The impacts of local weather change have gotten actual, you may see proof of it with the wildfire smoke within the sky every summer season in Reno, however there’s something we are able to do. There may be a lot potential with photo voltaic vitality and battery storage to assist make vitality sustainable and scale back carbon emissions. Anybody might be part of it, proper right here in Nevada.”
“In accordance with this exhibit: the state of Nevada plans to be 100% renewable by 2050,” Al informed Teslarati.
“The: 2020: 25% renewables, 70% fuel, 5% fossil fuels. The 2030s: 40% fuel, 50% renewable, and in 2050: 100% renewables. The bubble exhibit confirmed us the Nevada vitality plan.
“My daughter did the digital woman engineering day final yr. That and the exhibit on the museum present two of the cool methods Tesla is impacting younger minds right here within the Giga Nevada space,” he added.
“It was wonderful to encounter a ‘Way forward for Vitality’ exhibit right here on the museum offered with assist from Tesla. My youngsters didn’t need to do the rest however play with the faux vitality grid. And to overhear each youngsters and adults discuss concerning the coming vitality future and the way it will change life for the youngsters on this room who will solely see this because the norm is inspiring.”
Al shared a number of images of the Tesla exhibit, and you may view these within the gallery beneath.
Disclosure: Johnna is a $TSLA shareholder and believes in Tesla’s mission.
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