Elon Musk reveals what Tesla’s Master Plan Part 3 is about

by Fred Lambert

Elon Musk has revealed more details about what his Tesla Master Plan Part 3 will be about during a new companywide meeting held with employees.

Part One and Two of Musk’s “master plan” for Tesla have been important pieces of literature at the company that, in many ways, laid the path to its success.

Three months later, he has yet to release the plan and during a companywide meeting, with details obtained by Electrek, Musk was asked by an employee what the new plan is going to be about. The CEO responded:

Master Plan Part 3 is all about achieving very large scale. In order to shift the entire energy infrastructure and transport infrastructure of earth, there has to be a very high scale. We have to ask what is the actual tonnage?

If we work backward from let’s say about 300 TWh of installed capacity in vehicles and stationary (battery packs) then how do you achieve that tonnage from a mining and refining standpoint, but also do so in a sustainable way.

Musk then summarized: That’s what Master Plan Part 3 is: how do you get to enough scale to actually shift the entire energy infrastructure of earth.

You can say a lot about Elon Musk but you can’t say the man is not ambitious.