Tesla is launching a new commercial solar online portal to order large solar arrays with transparent pricing and a subscription model. expand full story
tesla solar Stories September 13
tesla solar Stories September 7
Tesla is going all-in with its new solar rental product as it now even removes the cost to remove the solar system if the customer doesn’t want it anymore. It virtually offers solar for as little as $50 a month with no risk. expand full story
tesla solar Stories August 16
Tesla is launching today a solar rental service – a brand new way to get a solar panel system on your roof for as little as $50 per month without any long-term contract. expand full story
tesla solar Stories July 24
Tesla is currently revamping its solar business to try to go back to growth and we’ve now learned of a new program where Tesla deploys a solar power system within 24 hours after ordering online. expand full story
tesla solar Stories November 15, 2018
Tesla Energy announced today that they are reducing the prices of their solar power systems by $3,000 to $5,000 for the average homeowner.
They cite improvements in “vertical integration” as the reason for the price cut. expand full story
tesla solar Stories May 24, 2018
Ever since the island of Puerto Rico’s power grid was destroyed by hurricanes last year, power outages have plagued the island.
Tesla has been focusing on deploying solar and energy storage on the island in order to help get power back to more people quicker.
One homeowner with a Tesla Powerwall and solar array shows how it can keep the lights on and run off-grid during outages. expand full story
tesla solar Stories February 1, 2018
Since Tesla acquired SolarCity, they have shut down several of the solar installer’s marketing efforts in order to focus on using its own car showroom to promote their solar and energy storage products.
But there’s one marketing effort that they are sticking to and even expanding: a deal with Home Depot. expand full story
tesla solar Stories January 23, 2018
Tesla’s manufacturing effort at Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo, which it took over as part of its acquisition of SolarCity, has seen some delays over the last year.
But the company now reiterates its commitment to expanding solar product manufacturing in the US following Trump’s solar tariff decision. expand full story
tesla solar Stories January 16, 2018
Combining more solar power with the energy consumption created by electric vehicles has long been part of Tesla’s plan, but the rollout has been disappointing to some.
But it seems to be picking up lately, and now even Tesla’s Tilburg factory gets a new massive solar array. expand full story
tesla solar Stories December 18, 2017
When it was still called ‘SolarCity’, Tesla’s solar business was so strong in the residential market that it was installing over 30% of the solar arrays in the US.
Some assumed that SolarCity was riding the growth of the industry while others suggested that the company was driving that growth.
But now that Tesla acquired the company and shifted their strategy toward fewer installations with higher profit margin, they are linked to an overall fall in installations in the market. expand full story