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Can't Charge Tesla Powerwall While Charging it with Solar?

Thanks for the info. I suspect the rep I'm dealing with is not knowledgeable about Powerwalls and/or has an ulterior motive.

Do you know if the Powerwall can be charged by non Tesla solar power systems while the grid is out? Our solar power electronics is provided by Enlighten, not Tesla.
My system was installed by a 3rd party (A&R Solar in Seattle) with 2 Powerwalls, LG panels, and Enphase micro-inverters. When off grid, the solar panels provide power to the house, and excess goes to charge the Powerwalls. Note that if house demand is high, there may not be enough solar to charge a car at full rate. In this case, the car will draw from the Powerwall until it reaches the charge level you set in the app (I set mine to 95% so the car charger cannot deplete the Powerwalls too far).

Distribution is automatic, with no manual intervention needed.
 
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Thank you all for your informed responses!

I confirmed the rep I was initially dealing with didn’t understand the PowerWall’s capabilities. I spoke to the lead system designer at the company and he set me straight that the system does allow the PowerWall to charge with solar during a grid outage. I also discovered a friend has the same setup I will have (Enphase inverters with PowerWall 2.0) and he confirmed this. He confirmed switch-over for off-grid stored power is automatic. I was pleased to see the Tesla app integrates well with his Enphase-based solar system.
 
Thank you all for your informed responses!

I confirmed the rep I was initially dealing with didn’t understand the PowerWall’s capabilities. I spoke to the lead system designer at the company and he set me straight that the system does allow the PowerWall to charge with solar during a grid outage. I also discovered a friend has the same setup I will have (Enphase inverters with PowerWall 2.0) and he confirmed this. He confirmed switch-over for off-grid stored power is automatic. I was pleased to see the Tesla app integrates well with his Enphase-based solar system.
Yup, you’ll be happy with the setup. The Tesla Solar Gateway doesn’t really care what brand inverter or panels it is connected to and handles the loads of any of those plus the home and the PWs equally.
 

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