Tesla Announces Simple Pricing On Commercial Solar, $1.01/Watt (Will Blow Some Minds)

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 18:31:09 +0000

Yesterday, Elon announced California customers can now order commercial sizes of solar power in 5 minutes at Tesla.com/bigsolar. Instead of starting the process with a site survey or a roof inspection, Tesla just publishes this sizing guide and assumes the commercial customer knows the size of his or her roof. It isn’t about maximizing solar production, it is about simplifying the buying process. It’s easy to see the price per watt going down from $2.22 ($1.55 after the 30% federal tax credit) to $1.44 ($1.01 after tax credit)

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Tesla & Green Mountain Power Launch New Flat Rate Solar + Storage Bundles

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 17:52:11 +0000

Tesla has kicked off a new initiative with progressive Vermont utility Green Mountain Power that lets customers lock in a flat monthly price for a solar-plus-storage system. The new program mirrors Tesla’s new tiered approach to solar rentals and loans, but with the addition of two Tesla Powerwalls to each system for an extra fee of $30 per month

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Tesla Providing Clean Energy To Places Around The World That Desperately Need It

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 23:00:55 +0000

While there is so much news about Tesla’s vehicles, and sometimes its US rooftop solar business, it’s easy to forget that Tesla continues to bring stable electricity to many parts of the world that rely on diesel or have unstable access to electricity

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Why Is Tesla Underrated & Undervalued? (Don’t Drink The Kool-Aid)

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 02 Sep 2019 21:30:13 +0000

Is an ability to change the future an accurate market indicator? This Tesla fiscal analysis breaks down the legacy and possibilities

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Why Is Tesla Underrated & Undervalued? Don’t Drink The Kool-Aid

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 02 Sep 2019 21:30:13 +0000

Is an ability to change the future an accurate market indicator? This Tesla fiscal analysis breaks down the legacy and possibilities

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The Electric Age — Why The 2020s Will Be A Defining Decade For Tesla

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 01 Sep 2019 21:49:59 +0000

It has become crystal clear in the recent democratic debates that combating climate change is a central focus of the Democratic Party, and governments around the world as a whole. The growing pressure of climate change can’t be ignored, and lawmakers are working toward solutions. These plans will be daunting for established auto manufacturers to adapt to, essentially having to reshape their entire business models to conform with new regulations. In stark contrast, Tesla is in the unique position that it has not only embraced changing times, but built its entire business around them

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Tesla Patents Hinged Solar Roof Tile Mounting Frame With Integrated Wiring

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 22:17:15 +0000

A new patent reveals that Tesla is continuing to innovate with its solar roof tile installation process. The new patent was granted to Tesla for a hinged frame with integrated wiring that could speed up the physical installation and significantly simplify the wiring required for solar roof tiles, if implemented

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The Tesla/Walmart Rooftop Solar Fire Spat — Part Deux, & Enter Amazon

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2019 15:00:53 +0000

Walmart and Tesla have issued a joint statement saying they will work together to find a solution to their rooftop fire dispute. Meanwhile, Amazon has jumped into the fray.

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What’s The Real Reason Walmart Is Suing Tesla?

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 03:45:08 +0000

As we know, Walmart has sued Tesla over solar panels catching fire, but is it really Tesla’s fault? If a company makes a product, sells it, maintains the, but the owner doesn’t take care of the property around it, shouldn’t it be the responsibility of the owner and not the company making the product

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Walmart Sues Tesla Over Rooftop Solar Fires

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 17:36:52 +0000

Back in 2010, Walmart was one of the first major companies to get involved with the solar power revolution. It teamed up with SolarCity, the rooftop solar company started by Elon Musk’s cousins Lyndon Rive and Peter Rive, to install rooftop solar arrays on 224 of its stores. To date, seven of those rooftop installations have caught fire, causing millions of dollars in structural damage and lost sales

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