Tesla began installing solar roof tiles in homes of clients

Tesla began installing solar roof tiles in homes of clients

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Tesla began installing roofs of the first customers from among the customers. Installation, first worked on the homes of employees of the company. Square meter of the roof from Tesla and SolarCity costing customers $ 220, which is very expensive, but patching it in the next thirty years just do not have — Tesla gives a guarantee.

First customer deliveries planned to start earlier, but postponed several times due to various problems, including those associated with the supply of components. However, despite all the problems, the company began the installation of anyone who made a payment in the amount of one thousand dollars. In order not to slow the momentum and carry the required amount of supply, the company moved production from a small California factory on a big production in new York state, where the Assembly elements of roofs employs about 500 employees.

Pre-orders on the roofs began to take in the spring of 2017 — then, after the presentation by Elon musk, the roof has interested many, because outwardly they do not differ from normal. In addition, customers can choose colors that mimic various materials. The strength of the plates provides a special glass, and for the accumulation of energy answer battery PowerWall, which are supplied with the roof.