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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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    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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    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 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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    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?

    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!!

    Hi all, I am new to the forums but I have enjoyed reading everyone's experiences. Sorry but this will be a long post. Background Info Union City, CA (PG&E is provider) Single Family House 1,855 sq ft (completely renovated 5 years ago when we bought the house) Original House Built: 1972...

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