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  1. Solar Systems
    I have a 20 kw system with 2 powerwalls, installed Aug 2021, started operating on self consumption mode in Oct 21, then finally PTO in March this year. System has been awesome and I haven't had an electric bill since March until now. On any sunny day my production normally was hitting 15-19kw...
  2. News from Drive Tesla Canada
    Tesla re-launches 20 year loan option for Solar Roof purchases in the US Tesla is making it more affordable for the average homeowner to switch to a green energy solution. In an update to the Tesla Energy website this morning, customers can again select from a 20-year loan option on the...
  3. Solar Systems
    Everyone, Imagine that, FPL, following Cali, wants to gut net metering. The FPL bill passed committee yesterday. https://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2022/1024 The committee is regulated industries. https://www.flsenate.gov/Committees/Show/RI/ Get involved. I've raised hell today with...
  4. News from Drive Tesla Canada
    Giga Texas gets first delivery of solar panels and mounting hardware for rooftop installation [Video] Giga Texas is following in the footsteps of Giga Nevada and will feature a massive rooftop solar installation. The first solar panels and installation hardware was delivered to the factory...
  5. News from Drive Tesla Canada
    SEC probes Tesla over whistleblower claims on solar panel defects A Freedom of Information Request has revealed the SEC has an active investigation looking into Tesla over a whistleblower complaint. The whistleblower alleges that the company failed to properly notify its shareholders and the...
  6. News from Drive Tesla Canada
    Canada's first nested microgrid development powered by solar and Tesla Powerpacks A new residential community in Pickering, Ontario is Canada's first preplanned nested microgrid system. With rooftop solar panels and Tesla Powerpacks, the 27 townhomes can operate completely independently from...
  7. News from Drive Tesla Canada
    Tesla Solar Roof is making homeowners replace their roofs because they want to, not because they need to When a homeowner replaces their roof, it is typically only done when their existing roof is aging and needs to be replaced, and not because they have an extra $20,000 to $30,000 burning a...
  8. News from Drive Tesla Canada
    Tesla launches new solar roof tile Tesla launched their next version of the solar roof tile, which provides greater efficiency and higher power capacity over the previous generation. The new solar tile (Model #: SR72T1) offers a max power output of 71.67-watts. The previous generation SR60T1...
  9. Solar Systems
    SolarRoof/PowerWall data droputs with the new Tesla app! Has anyone else had an issue with the daily data stopping using the new app? 7 of the last 9 days, I've had less than a full day of data! I've been trying to monitor my Max Output, and daily power generated & used, and with the dropouts...
  10. Solar Systems
    Took the plunge and signed up for Tesla Solar. Was quoted 11-12weeks install time. Hoping it gets completed before end of year so I can capitalize on tax savings for 2021.
  11. Solar Systems
    Hey everyone! I hope you're all doing well and that life is getting back to normal for you all!! I am really excited to announce that we're sponsoring one of our existing MPP customers with a solar roof. The idea is that it's a more direct way for us to invest in solar rather than going through...
  12. Solar Systems
    Tesla customer service is non-existent. Terrible experience from the start. I should of listen to my gut and NOT used them. I ordered the panels July 2020. They installed the equipment in December 2020. So may excuses and delays that it is just ridiculous. The first rep they assigned me never...
  13. Solar Systems
    2019 was our first complete year of having our solar panels installed and producing for us. It was a very good year. It is an 11.97 kW system with 38 panels, of which 13 face Southeast and 25 face Southwest. The system was estimated to produce 13,600 kWh per year, but our actual for this year...
  14. Solar Systems
    Hi - We are a two-Model 3 family and are currently buying a house in LA. We would like to install a solar system. Does anyone have recommendations on companies / installers who you thought were great? Or on ones that we should avoid? Thanks! Scott
  15. Off Topic Lounge
    I've created this thread to open up discussions regarding Nikola Tesla, the scientist. He's important to me because I believe the world would have been better off had his plans succeeded... well, maybe minus the death ray gun. Please feel free to post some interesting topics regarding one of...
  16. Model 3: Charging
    I live in San Diego. We have had PV Solar on our roof for about two years, generating 140-150% of our use every year, without EVs - we originally sized the system with the idea of getting EVs later. Now, we have just taken delivery of two Tesla Model 3s :). I have calculated that, based on our...
  17. Solar Systems
    What is a Solar Inverter? It's a device that converts the DC power generated by solar panels into AC power that one can use in most homes. When we first shopped around for solar, we had many choices and we picked our provider based on cost, and it turned out to be a pretty good technical...
  18. Solar Systems
    Hi, I just wanted to give a quick highlight to my solar system. Here are the quick facts. 5 panels Self-installed in Phoenix, AZ Power peaks around 1.1 kW in the Summer (I get around 6 sun hours per day) For the most part, this system ensures that I don't take electricity from the grid during...
  19. Model 3: Design
    Looks like we could have a Solar Roof option for the Model 3! A bit like the Fisker Karma, but that would actually work!
  20. Solar Systems
    To power your EV's energy needs, it depends on what EV you drive, how far, where and how you drive it. For energy production, it depends on where you are putting the solar panels, angle, azimuth, tilt, shading, and regional weather... There are variables, but with a few tools, you can figure it...
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