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Tesla Trifecta/Utopia (Solar, Storage, Car)

Discussion in 'Tesla' started by MX1028, Mar 16, 2017.

  1. MX1028

    MX1028 Member

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    I was wondering how many have the Tesla Utopia currently. I'm a Tesla Model X owner. Considering Solar for my town-home (not likely to happen...in HoA). Would like to get the PowerWall 2 (by referrals...so please use).
    Are there people who have this and would like to get their feedback (positive/negative)... what are the Gotchaa's... of having this Trifecta.
     
  2. ecarfan

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    #2 ecarfan, Mar 16, 2017
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    I hit the trifecta last August with installation of a 9.8kW solar system and Powerwall, to complement my Teslas. Or maybe I have a "quadfecta"...

    No "gotchas" except for the obvious: the price. Just pure solar energy powering my home and cars.
     
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    So you produce enough energy for charging the cars and storing to the powerwall from Solar alone?

    what was the cost of solar?
     
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    9.8kw is a HUGE system, you are very lucky to be able to mount all that is all I can say :)
     
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    Just 40 panels, works fine for me, could have more... but most of the solar just goes into netmetering to the grid, actual car charging happens at night. And a home battery wouldnt put much of a dent into charging a 90kWh tesla car battery...
     

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