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Tesla Solar: Products, Pricing, and Reviews

Last updated 08/17/2023

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Key Points

  • Tesla installs solar panels in all 50 states.
  • Tesla provides monocrystalline solar panels with a high-efficiency rating of up to 20.9%.
  • The company’s solar panels are known for their sleek design without visible grid lines.
  • You can lower the total cost of solar with federal and state incentives.
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FAQs about Tesla

  • While Tesla started its automotive business in 2008, it has expanded to the clean energy space since 2016 after acquiring SolarCity, a solar installation company. Since 2016, Tesla has offered a range of solar energy products for homes and businesses, including solar arrays and battery storage systems.

  • Yes, Tesla will handle the solar permitting process on your behalf.

  • Yes, you can include the Powerwall in your solar system separately. You can buy the Powerwall from a third-party solar company or directly from Tesla.

  • Tesla’s proprietary Solar Roof system (solar integrated into shingles) and conventional solar panels have the same capability to meet your energy needs and produce enough energy to power your home. The primary difference is in the price. Tesla Solar Roof is nearly six times more expensive than traditional solar panels, making it less accessible for most people.

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