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Solar-charging Teslas set for 2018 launch in Netherlands

14 May, 2017, 02:10 | Author: Paula Vaughn
  • Some Elon Musk supporters have been disappointed that the Tesla CEO a leader in the clean tech industry has not stepped forward to criticize proposed cuts to the EPA and other environmental programs

The Solar Roof was given big billing when it was announced by Musk past year, and for...

The company says Solar Roof will cost $21.85 per square foot of Solar Roof tile for a 3,000 square foot roof, using the same calculation method in a Consumer Reports roof tile comparison from November 2016. It's offering to change your roof tiles to solar panels. The shingles have three layers - a high-efficiency solar cell, a masking film and a top layer of tempered glass.

The future of clean energy has arrived with the latest roofing tiles from Tesla and Solar City. This is meant to ensure that homes have a uniform look without forcing homeowners to only purchase solar-capable roof tiles. But the reality is that there is something potentially more sinister going on in Tesla's solar operations. The company believes that in order to recoup the roof for 30 years, will be enough 35% of the tiles. Tesla is taking a $1,000 deposit and hopes to start the first installations in June.

"When you have this done, you will have the best looking house in the neighborhood", he said. The U.S. would see deployment of the panels this year while those overseas will have to wait until next year. Roof covers will be from textured or smooth black glass, so everyone can pick one. Slate and Tuscan styles will be introduced in 2018.

Garcia finds more good fortune at par-3 17th
I don't think there was a dry eye in the rental house in Augusta. "It's got to be an incredible feeling for Sergio", said Spieth. Garcia certainly couldn't believe it himself, as he wasn't totally sure it was in until the crowd reacted the way they did.

Tesla said it expects the product to be popular in locations beyond where its SolarCity subsidiary now operates, and plans to expand installation crews accordingly.

Unfortunately, the warranty only applies in the United States, even though Musk said the roof can be ordered for "almost any country". "So the basic proposition would be, 'Would you like a roof that looks better than a normal roof, lasts twice as long, costs less, and by the way generates electricity?' It's like, why would you get anything else?"

In related solar news closer today, Malaysia's national electricity utility company Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has snapped up a 50 per cent stake in one of the UK's largest portfolios of operating solar power assets, which includes 24 solar PV farms with a combined capacity of 365MW.


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