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    Gateway 2

    Has anyone gotten any updates on the Gateway 2 in the US? A tesla customer service rep told me in Dec 2019 that they had tentative plans to roll out the Gateway 2 in the US in March 2020. Does anyone in the US have a confirmed Gateway 2 installed or anyone have permit plans in the us in the...
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    Northern California PW installs BUMPED to 2020!!

    Yes this is consistent with what I got too. I talked to multiple people and they confirmed in their scheduling system I was confirmed for January after they rescheduled me from my original dec date. My online account still says "call to schedule" but I've been reassured I'm on the schedule...
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    Gateway 2

    Does anyone have any updates on the Gateway 2 availability in USA?
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    Northern California PW installs BUMPED to 2020!!

    I had my 2 PW install scheduled for next week. I worked my butt off pushing my project along through the crappy tesla communication and customer service. I worked with my city building department to expedite my permit so that I could get installed by the end of the year. Tesla called me 2...
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    Powerwall Install from Semper Solaris norcal

    Yes they do handle the paperwork but they are on step 5 but its a waitlist only at this point with them.
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    SGIP renewed?

    @GenSao If Tesla has reached its developers cap how to get on the waitlist for step 5 if I'm using tesla for a 2 PW install?
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    Elon Says 10% off Solar and Powerwalls

    Exactly my question and I got the same from my advisor Tesla Justin.
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    Elon Says 10% off Solar and Powerwalls

    @morbidz What discount did you get and on what type of system? Solar plus PW, just Solar, or just PWs?
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    Elon Says 10% off Solar and Powerwalls

    @planemechanic That's awesome. What was the contract for? Just Solar, just Powerwall, or a system with both solar and powerwall?
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    SGIP renewed?

    Does anyone know if there will be additional funds that will be applied to Step 5 for PG&E since they are maxed out now?
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    Powerwall Install from Semper Solaris norcal

    What website is that? I've been on the CPUCs website talking about SGIP but haven't seen anywhere where you can filter for company and powerwall and see the price other people pay.
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    Elon Says 10% off Solar and Powerwalls

    Have you all seen this article? Elon tweeted that he's lowing the price on solar and powerwalls by 10% Tesla reduces Solar + home battery pricing following California blackouts Has anyone actually gotten this price reduction in writing from Tesla? It's a little unclear if the price reduction...
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    Powerwall Install from Semper Solaris norcal

    Has anyone used Semper Solaris for their powerwall install? How was their quality of the install? Was it a clean install? I met with them last week and they are suggesting 3 PWs with the SGIP coming in cheaper than Tesla Energy for 2 PWs and not SGIP. Any thoughts on this company from...
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    Independent Powerwall installers

    When I asked about timing they couldn't be sure but they did say that there design team has been backlogged so I should hear back in a 2 - 3 weeks.
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    Independent Powerwall installers

    I also contacted Tesla early this week about adding 2 PWs to my Tesla PV system too. They quoted me exactly what they quoted you $17,100 plus tax. I submitted my photos through their web portal as well and now just waiting for a design. My advisor said they are pretty backlogged and will...
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    Independent Powerwall installers

    Totally makes sense. He was quote each PW was 11,600 inclusive of install and hardware. So that just means they make more profit when you buy more PWs since the work is about the same. Good point. Just not sure if there is any truth about the "large scale energy storage". I was reading...
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    Independent Powerwall installers

    I just met with a third party installer. He claims that he just got word that there was additional funds for the SGIP but it still wasn’t guaranteed and people were still on the waitlist. He was quoting about $23k for two PWs with 30% tax rebate and possible $5,800 SGIP. So total about $16k...
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    Stuck with 100amp Service from PG&E. HELP!!

    Hi @wwhitney My main panel only has space for a single double pole breaker that feeds the subpanel that has the PV backfeed on it so there are no other loads that would be active on the main panel.
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    Stuck with 100amp Service from PG&E. HELP!!

    Hi @wwhitney Why would that be the case? I have a main 100 amp panel with a 100 amp breaker that feeds into a 125 amp rated subpanel. In that subpanel is my PV backfeed 30 amp breaker and a 100 amp breaker that feeds another sub panel with home loads. I thought that the 120% only applies...
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    Stuck with 100amp Service from PG&E. HELP!!

    Hi @Jedddelucia We have a 30amp PV backfeeding into our 100 AMP service and this was approved by our building department. The 30 AMP PV backfeeds into the 125AMP rated subpanel. So based on the 120% rule you can in theory backfeed 50 amps into the 125 amp rated subpanel but Tesla was telling...
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    Stuck with 100amp Service from PG&E. HELP!!

    We have a 1,855 sq ft single story house. The initial recommendations from multiple companies based on our usage was about the same as what you got as well but this was before we get a model 3. We ended up upsizing the system to account for the EV. I drive about 70 miles a day (mostly...
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    Stuck with 100amp Service from PG&E. HELP!!

    Hi @hs315 Here was by existing setup. 100amp main panel with only space for a 2 pole 100 amp breaker that fed a subpanel that had all of the home loads. After A LOT of back and forth to Teslas design team / and electrical team (a whole other conversation about how frustrating that was) and...
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    Consumption VS Solar Production Tracking

    Tesla confirmed that they just forgot to install the consumption monitor. They are coming tomorrow to install the "powerblaster". Another demeritt for Tesla. Why am I the customer finding all of their screw ups? We had a Tesla Inspection person AND a quality control person out to our house...
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    Charge port door not flush? Am I crazy here?

    I have the same issue with the misalignment of the charge port door. I brought the car in for other alignment issues and clear coat overspray and I got the car back with a misaligned charge port but it's "within spec"........ I think in the service centers "morning huddles" before the open...
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    Consumption VS Solar Production Tracking

    I was under the impression that all Tesla Solar installs get a consumption monitoring so that the Tesla / My Solarcity App works and you can see where your power is going / coming from.
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    Consumption VS Solar Production Tracking

    Hmmm they never installed that on my system. Is this something that they install on ALL of their Solar Only installs or is this a separate thing that I had to contract for? I assumed that I would have this functionality.
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    Consumption VS Solar Production Tracking

    Interesting.... so how do the people with only a PV system get that cool real time visualization of the PV system vs home consumption vs what's being pushed back to the grid and seeing where the power is flowing in real time? I've seen a lot of videos of these and many don't have PWs. This is...
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    Consumption VS Solar Production Tracking

    I just had a 5.7kw tesla PV system installed (18 320w panels with solaredge HD Wave). The crew didn't install any CT around any wires in my panel or any other consumption monitors. How will the Tesla App get the Grid Usage vs PV Production vs Home Consumption data so that I can see that...
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    Tesla Solar Panels Inconsistent Color

    I'm thinking the only difference is the 5 watt difference. Since mine are all black they are a little less efficient.
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    Tesla Solar Panels Inconsistent Color

    I just had (18) Tesla / Solar City / Panasonic / Sanyo 320 watt all black panels installed. I noticed that in the sun that I see that some of the cells are a little more blue than the other cells. Is this normal and is this just a cosmetic thing that won't affect the production or efficiency...
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    Wiki Model 3 Order Tracking Spreadsheet

    SF Bay Area RWD - LR with enhanced autopilot Oct 15th - Ordered Oct 24th - email with VIN Oct 28th - scheduled delivery
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    Tesla Solar inverters

    I just signed with Tesla a few days ago. I am in Northern California Bay Area and they gave $3.38/watt for 315w black panels all in (includes subpanel, permits, etc) I reached out to 5 other solar companies in my area and no one else is at this cost.
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    Tesla Referral Program

    Sorry just reposting in the proper thread for referral codes. Just ordered my model 3! Started with just solar, then it was maybe powerwalls, then its no powerwall, now its actually buying a model 3! Need to get full benefits of the $7,500 tax credit! Feel free to use my code. I would love...
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    Referral codes

    Just ordered my model 3! Started with just solar, then it was maybe powerwalls, then its no powerwall, now its actually buying a model 3! Need to get full benefits of the $7,500 tax credit! Feel free to use my code. I would love to get a wall charger for my new toy. Thanks! Tesla...
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    Tesla / Solar City Horrible Yelp Reviews?? What is y'alls experience with their PV installs?

    Your videos are one of the videos on YouTube that are giving us hope that Tesla will do us right. I'm still not sure yet.......
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    Tesla / Solar City Horrible Yelp Reviews?? What is y'alls experience with their PV installs?

    @Wubbles I wish I was in NJ. I am in Northern California...
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    SoCal Tesla Energy install reviews?

    I am in the exact same boat as you but in Northern California. What did you end up doing?
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    Tesla / Solar City Horrible Yelp Reviews?? What is y'alls experience with their PV installs?

    Hi all We are really close to pulling the trigger on a PV system with Tesla (no powerwalls) but I have some major reservations. I love the look of their black panels with the edge skirts, something that other solar companies don't have. And my rep assures me that they can install before the...
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    Powerwall 2 - How large of the PV system do I need to charge it? Are they in stock now?

    @miimura Thanks for the input. It definitely helps when coming from an existing PW owner.
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    Powerwall 2 - How large of the PV system do I need to charge it? Are they in stock now?

    Yea.......kinda what I thought. I was giving him the benefit of the doubt and maybe they give priority to solar installs..????
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    Powerwall 2 - How large of the PV system do I need to charge it? Are they in stock now?

    After speaking with a few other Solar companies about our situation and what we are trying to accomplish, having the PV system cover all of the costs of electricity including charging a model 3 for 75 miles a day. Almost all of the people I've spoken with, including the Tesla Energy advisor...
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    Powerwall 2 - How large of the PV system do I need to charge it? Are they in stock now?

    So my initial thought was to make sure our PV size was enough to cover our projected monthly usage. I think once we get the EV it will be about 900kWh a month. We are currently using about 450kWh a month now with an EV ($40 per month). The plan was also to get a PW2 so that we can store the...
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    Powerwall 2 - How large of the PV system do I need to charge it? Are they in stock now?

    I would assume that the battery will be fully discharged at night with charging the EV. My commute is 75 miles per work day and I am planning on getting a model 3.
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    Powerwall 2 - How large of the PV system do I need to charge it? Are they in stock now?

    Wow that is very unfortunate. I'm hoping that because I am in Northern California that this will not be the case but communication with Tesla Energy so far has not been the best....
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    Powerwall 2 - How large of the PV system do I need to charge it? Are they in stock now?

    Hi All Looking to install a PW2 with a new PV system. Are current usage is only about 12 - 18kWh a day but it will double when we get an EV. Most of our usage is at night. I am wondering what size PV system do I need to charge 1 PW2 during the day so that I can use that power at night to...
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    Stuck with 100amp Service from PG&E. HELP!!

    Thanks @wwhitney for all of your knowledge and expertise! This is super helpful to know that this configuration works and is safe, but I just need to convince PG&E of this and get their sign off. On a side note, when I add the powerwalls, in order to get the 30% tax credit, it states that...
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    Stuck with 100amp Service from PG&E. HELP!!

    Yes on "Panel E" we do have an existing 100A breaker that feeds the bus bars in the panel. I think that is it just convenient / safe to have a way of cutting power to the bus bar at the panel that you are working on. It also helps that is tells whoever is working on that panel that is is...
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    Stuck with 100amp Service from PG&E. HELP!!

    @wwhitney Ok so if I am understanding correctly, it's not my 100A main SERVICE that is limiting the amount of PV I can add to my home, but rather it depends on bus bar rating on the panel (main or sub) that the PV is backfeeding into. Sooo......in theory if I had a 200A rated subpanel being fed...
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    Stuck with 100amp Service from PG&E. HELP!!

    @wwhitney So could I have (15) 315W panels (4.72kw) system on my 100A service? What about the 120% rule? Does that only apply to the panel that the PV is backfed to? So if I'm not backfeeding into my main 100A combo panel and into a subpanel we should be ok? So in my case, if I included the...

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