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Tesla Puts a Price on The Solar Roof - and It's Competitive

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Tesla is now taking orders on the company's Solar Roof, at $21.85 a square foot. Consumer Reports had predicted the tiles would need to come in at $24.50  to be competitive, and the company has clearly delivered.  

The tiles will come in four styles - Tuscan, Slate, Textured, and Smooth.  One smooth color and one textured glass type are already available.  

Aside from obvious energy savings benefits, the tiles are apparently stronger than traditional roofing tiles AND come with a hard ot believe warranty - "the lifetime of your house, or infinity, whiever comes first."  Seriously?  Wow.  

To learn more: http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/teslas-solar-roof-is-actually-cheaper-than-a-normal-roof-248454

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Allison Friedman Weston, MA, united-states 0 Ratings 298 Discussions 84 Group posts

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Via GreentechMedia, Tesla has apparently also installed its first solar roofs on employee homes: https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/tesla-installs-first-solar-roof-solarcity?mc_cid=8cea8f500a&mc_eid=5c5f821044.

The strategy is apparently a great way to reward employees who were a part of the product launch, but also to work through technical and other challenges as they work to perfect the product and process. Clever.