Panasonic Energy of North America

About Panasonic Energy of North America

Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) is collaborating with Tesla at a massive battery factory known as the Gigafactory near Reno, Nevada which is known for its quality of life and expansive outdoor adventures. Panasonic's role in the Gigafactory is to manufacture and supply cylindrical lithium-ion cells to Tesla for their electric vehicles and energy storage systems.

Over the past few years, the Gigafactory has grown from a pile of dirt to the largest lithium-ion battery factory in the world. Together with our partner Tesla, we continue to revolutionize the lithium-ion battery space and accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy and transportation.

Our mission at PENA is to make the vision of affordable Electric Vehicles a reality by producing the world’s safest, high quality, and lowest cost batteries. Through this effort we will create a clean energy society and our products will change society’s use of and perceptions of electric power.


Quality Engineering Intern

May 2022 - August 2022 Sparks, NV
“It was a fascinating opportunity to get hands-on manufacturing experience and learning how the manufacturing floor operates. It was my first glimpse into battery production on a massive scale, offered an inside look at the battery industry and its growth, and allowed me to see how other roles fit within the industry. Panasonic treats its interns very well .”

Proceess Engineering Intern

June 2021 - August 2021 Sparks, NV
“I was with a very competent team and had the privilege of understanding the battery industry”
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