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Tesla published on Monday its first ever Impact Report, a study of the impact the company’s products and operations have on the environment and communities.
“We believe the faster the world moves towards a zero-emission future, the better, so we’re working hard to minimize our greenhouse gas footprint, while investing in our employees and the communities in which we operate,” the company wrote on a webpage for the report.
Tesla said that the more than 550,000 vehicles it has sold to date have driven more than 10 billion miles, resulting in a combined savings of more than 4 million metric tons of CO2.
The company said its Supercharger network has delivered more than 595 Gigawatthours (GWhs) of energy, saving the equivalent of more than 75 million gallons of gasoline.
“That’s enough gasoline for the average ICE vehicle with a fuel economy of 22 MPG to travel round trip from Los Angeles to New York City over 290K times,” the report said.
As of February 2019, Tesla Energy has installed over 3.5 Gigawatts of solar installations and has cumulatively generated over 13 Terawatthours (TWhs) of 100% clean, emissions-free electricity, Tesla said.
“To put 13 TWhsin perspective, this amount of energy could supply the annual residential electricity consumption for the entire state of Connecticut,” the report said. “Over their entire expected use life of 35+ years, these solar installations are expected to generate 86.5 TWh of energy, which is enough electricity to power all of Washington D.C. for almost a decade.”
See the full report here.