News

Tesla Surprises Customers with Increased Solar Roof Price

The price for Tesla’s solar roof has unexpectedly raised on existing orders. TMC member nicholb posted that his installation cost jumped by about $20,000. And, TMC member Shinta saw his cost increase by $30,000.  “I’ve had a solar roof reservation since March 2020 (in MN),” nicholb wrote. “My purchase agreement was signed in April 2020. Today I got …
News

Apple Plans To Use Tesla Battery Storage Systems At CA Solar Farm

Apple’s new energy storage project was designed with Tesla’s battery tech in mind. While reports say Apple’s project with Tesla was quietly approved last year, Apple has just officially announced that it’s building a battery energy storage facility at its solar farm in Northern California. The solar farm has been in play since 2015, though the announcement about the …
News

Amazon Reports Fire From Tesla Solar, Walmart May Not Remove Installations

Tesla solar panels caught fire on the roof of an Amazon warehouse in Redlands, California, according to a report from Bloomberg. The news comes days after Walmart disclosed it has suffered similar fires from Tesla installations. The Amazon fire reportedly occurred June 2018 and involved a solar panel system that Tesla’s SolarCity division had installed. …