Solar roof panel production underway at Tesla’s Buffalo facility

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Production of solar roofs has started at Tesla’s Buffalo facility.

Initial Solar Roof tile manufacturing began at the Gigafactory 2 on South Park Avenue in December, a Tesla spokesperson confirmed in an email Wednesday.

Traditional, high-efficiency solar panel production is also underway after beginning last summer.

There are roughly 500 employees at Tesla’s Gigafactory 2. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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