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Tesla's solar roof panels to cost lower than earlier estimates

Tesla's solar roof panels to cost lower than earlier estimates”

Tesla is now in the business of selling solar roof tiles. It acquired SolarCity previous year , another company founded by Musk, which focused on solar power and energy storage.

Shortly after Tesla announced its solar tiles a year ago, Consumer Reports did a bit of math to figure out how they would have to be priced in order to be competitive with conventional roofs.

In what could be a breakthrough in the solar-energy industry, Tesla will begin selling and installing solar roof tiles for USA customers this summer, CEO Elon Musk said Wednesday. However, there has been a slight delay.

To help buyers calculate whether their home is suitable, Tesla has released a tool showing how much a roof would cost and the amount of money it could save them over a certain period of time.

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Besides energy savings, CEO Elon Musk said during a press call Wednesday that its roof product will look better than any other roof replacement available. Media members were shocked to realize they were surrounded by suburban homes that already had the solar tiles installed on their roofs.

Tesla will begin with production of two of the four styles of solar tile unveiled in October: a smooth glass and a textured glass version.

The glass roof panels were announced past year and come in four styles: smooth, textured, slate and Tuscan.

In a video on Tesla's website, Musk said global warming is a "serious crisis" and his efforts are a big to improve the situation.

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A 1700-square-foot roof in Southern California, with half the roof covered in "active" solar tiles, would cost about US$34,300 after a federal tax credit, according to the calculator. Tesla said it will begin installations in the U.S. this year and in other countries in 2018.

The calculator just needs an address, your home's square footage, and number of stories to make an estimate on how much of its solar roofing you'll need and how much will be effective at collecting sun rays, thanks to Google's Project Sunroof 3D-mapping technology, according to TechCrunch.

Interested parties can place an order for a solar roof with a down payment of $1310.

The roof is guaranteed for the life of the home, which is longer than the 20-year lifespan for a typical, non-solar roof, Musk said.

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The cost of a Solar Roof can be offset when taking the prolonged reduction of electricity bills into account.



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