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Tesla CEO Elon Musk says solar energy is on every roof, a long-term goal.
\"In the end, we want all these roofs to be beautiful and generate energy from the sun --
This is the future we want, he said today.
The downward scroll of Video omusk indicates that these tiles will be sold worldwide and will be sold to the United StatesS.
Customers first this year and other countries next year.
Typical homeowners may have to pay $21.
Tesla said in a statement that the solar roof benefits from a beautiful new roof at £ 85 per square foot, which also adds value to their home.
The Tesla Solar Roof of a 3,000-square-foot house will cost more than $65,000.
According to Consumer Reports, the slate tile roof of a house of the same size costs about $45,000.
Tesla has created an interactive calculator on the site to see how much it will cost and wants homeowners to count the upfront cost of the installation into the mortgage.
This is tricky, Musk said, involving a tax law.
\"Some of the tiles will be very active, some will not, and in fact the solar battery coverage of most houses will reach about 40%.
Musk said the company will first produce slate-looking tiles with smooth texture, which is the most popular and \"a little easier \".
\"We plan on 6-
Nine months, he added.
Glass tiles look like traditional roofs with the option of copying slate or clay tiles.
Tesla says the battery is invisible on the street.
When combined with Tesla\'s Powerwall energy storage unit, the energy of the tiles can power the home.
The sun brick and the non-sun brick look the same, Musk said, we expect to be very slow in the beginning, but will then accelerate and grow exponentially.
\"I don\'t want to give the numbers, but we don\'t expect any demand issues.
He boasted that tiles would be sold by word of mouth, joking that customers would invite neighbors to see them.
\"It will be a great thing, you will have the best looking roof in the neighborhood and I think you will invite your friends to see your roof and their aethtics are so good.
He said the company was shocked by how poor the current roof cover is.
\"It\'s really hard for us to find a nice roof, and when we look at it, we\'re like a holy cow.
They all look bad.
\"Our situation is the opposite, a common roof looks better and it will last longer than a normal roof.
\"We thought about giving you an unlimited guarantee when your house collapsed, but it\'s clear that this has caused some accounting problems.
The new Tesla tiles will be produced in Buffalo and will weigh as much as regular tiles.
Asked about the interior of the tile, Musk said it was a difficult process.
We learned a lot about connectors.
The smooth textured slate look is the most popular and a little easier.
We plan to do French slate and Tuscany in 6-6
Nine months is a one-of-a-kind all-inclusive contract, and just before the installation, we gave cusotmer a final contract with everything included.
\'This is much like the way we sell Telsa cars, \'Musk said, without bargaining.
\"I don\'t know who has done anything at home that costs and time to be on time.
The company says it\'s important that people compare real prices, not very optimistic quotes, and the final price is twice that of hail. The company says they have tested hail, Musk claims.
\"What\'s important is the cost of the full installation, you have to ship things to the house and add all these external things to make sure it doesn\'t fly away. Tesla announced last fall that it will produce tiles with solar company SolarCity Corp.
Tesla and SolarCity completed a merger in November.
The billionaire entrepreneur told reporters in Los Angeles earlier this year that his company will seek to sell solar roofs to eco-friendly homes.
Global warming is a serious crisis and we need to do something about it, Musk said.
The CEO introduced Powerwall 2, a product described by Electrek.
Coas changed the rules of the game in the residential energy storage market.
He also announced solar energy.
Power roof tiles for traditional panels are not required.
Powerwall 2 is a home battery unit that can be stored at 14 KW hours with solar roof panels developed with SolarCity.
$5,500 per unit is expected to significantly reduce the cost of utilities for the homeowner who purchased it.
According to TechCrunch, Musk said Powerwall 2 has enough power to charge a full day of lights, sockets and refrigerators for a standard 4 bedroom home. com.
Musk said that Powerwall 2 will start shipping on December and installation on January.
Powerwall 2 is an improvement to the original Powerwall, which has only about half its storage capacity as a new generation.
He predicted that the solar roof would be a hot topic.
It has gained a lot of traction in the market, and may even surpass his electric car sales.
Musk pointed out that electric cars in the past did not look very good. . .
They\'re like a golf cart, but right now, the moguls, including Hollywood stars and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, are desperate for Tesla cars.
We need to let [solar rooftops]
Electric cars have become so attractive, he said.
The goal is to make the solar roof look better than the ordinary roof, generate more power and have better insulation, Musk said, in fact, the total cost is lower than the price of the ordinary roof plus electricity.
\"Why are you buying something else?
Musk said Tesla teamed up with solar panel maker SolarCity to target a 5% market share.
Roof tiles are made of very strong tempered glass, high
Efficiency of solar cells and color films.
He has also introduced an updated version of Tesla Powerwall, a compact solar cell that can provide energy to homes or businesses.