The Tesla solar roof tiles the company unveiled last year, which look like regular roof tiles and yet have roughly equivalent effectiveness of traditional solar power meet cells, will be up for order from the very beginning of April, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
RTAG 2 TTThese are a key step in Teslas combined eyesight for its solar energy generation and storage business, along with its electric vehicle operations. The solar tiles are aimed at popularizing the tech, by turning it from something that appeals to hardcore techies and green energy enthusiasts, to a practical alternative for everyday homeowners just looking to either save money, increase the resale value of their homes, or just take most direct control over their energy needs.
RTAG 3 TTTeslas solar tile designings include four visual styles, which simulate four different types of traditional roofing substance, but the company used to say simply one or two of these will be available at first. The cost of the roof solution will be at or under that of a traditional new roof for a home even before you factor in energy cost savings, according to news ATAG 2 TTshared by Musk in November.
DTAG 1 TTDTAG 2 TT