Tesla is expanding its Solar Roof installation effort in several markets with new hiring sprees, as evidenced by dozens of new job postings.
Tesla Solar Roof
Solar Roof is Tesla’s solution to deploy solar power on brand-new houses or houses that are in need of a new roof.
Homeowners that are soon going to need a new roof generally don’t want to install rooftop solar panels since they are going to need to be removed during roof replacement.
To remedy the situation, Tesla designed roof tiles with embedded solar cells resulting in a roofing product that is long-lasting and produces electricity.
After a few delays to test the product for longevity, reduce cost, and improve installation times, Tesla is finally starting to ramp up installation of the solar roof.
Last quarter, Tesla almost tripled its Solar Roof deployments, and CEO Elon Musk said that it is Tesla’s next “killer product.”
Tesla Solar Roof market expansions
Over the last year, Tesla has been growing its installer and roofer workforce in order to increase its capacity to deploy solar roofs in many markets.
We previously reported on some of the markets that Tesla was focusing on based on job postings last year.
Now Electrek has found dozen of new job postings for Solar Roof installers that Tesla added over the last few weeks.
They point to solar roof expansions in the following markets:
- South Tucson, Arizona
- Hawthorne, California
- Los Angeles
- Parker, Colorado
- Marlborough, Massachusetts
- Taunton, Massachusetts
- Wilmington, Massachusetts
- Beltsville, Maryland
- Hunt Valley/Baltimore, Maryland
- New Windsor, New York
- Pine Brook, New Jersey
- W. Las Vegas, Nevada
- Reno, Nevada
- Lancaster, Pennsylvania
- Pittsburgh (TEMP LOCATION)
- Sugarland/Houston, Texas
- Draper, Utah
Tesla is also partnering with other roofing companies to install solar roofs for them.
As we previously reported, we have seen reviews of solar roof customers who were happy with the product, but we have also seen customers who had very difficult experiences as Tesla was still tuning its installation process.
Tesla Solar and energy storage products might be a great solution for your home or business, and you can use our code (frederic5610) for a $100 award on your solar roof or Tesla solar panel installation after activation of the system.
However, we suggest getting quotes from more than one installer to make sure you get the best energy solution for your place. UnderstandSolar is a great free service to link you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates for free. Tesla also offers price matching for solar panels now, so it’s important to shop for the best quotes.
You can check out our Tesla solar roof and solar panel guide for more details.
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