Tesla Australia is Now Offering Pre-orders for the Tesla Solar Roof

Tesla said a roof with 35% solar tiles should be more than cost competitive with the regular roof over its lifespan

When Tesla announced its solar roof tiles last year, many Australian homeowners and housebuilders said it would be a perfect product for Australian homes.

Now the time has come that you can pre-order the Tesla Solar Roof, although installations wouldn’t start until 2018.

According to Tesla Australia, anyone can have their own power source and energy self-sufficiency, the roof will be stronger and over time, with power cost savings taken into account, it won’t be more expensive than a normal roof. At least in the United States, but experts are doing their own analysis of the costs of how Tesla’s solar shingles fit into the Australian roofing market.

 

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Written by Jon Capistrano

Jon specialises in research and content creation for our outreach campaigns. He’s worked as a technical support representative for Dell, America Online, Xbox and Dodo Australia. He’s an avid scooterist and musician.

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  1. I am a roof tiling contractor and are interested in installing solar tiles ,, I think is a great idea to

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    Billy- Joe Greasley

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