TMC is an independent, primarily volunteer organization that relies on ad revenue to cover its operating costs. Please consider whitelisting TMC on your ad blocker and becoming a Supporting Member. For more info: Support TMC

Utility Solar Now <$1/W

Discussion in 'Energy, Environment, and Policy' started by TheTalkingMule, Jun 8, 2017.

  1. TheTalkingMule

    TheTalkingMule Distributed Energy Enthusiast

    Oct 20, 2012
    Philadelphia, PA
    That was fast.

    Any idea where that puts a rational price point for residential? With minimal soft costs......$1.90/W with decent hardware?
  2. renim

    renim Member

    Apr 6, 2013
    I don't know how transferable utility is to residential for costs.

    It pretty hard to get a worse work safety/ insurance situation than residential roof top work.

    "Falls are the leading cause of death in the construction industry, accounting for over 3,500 fatalities between 2003 and 2013. Falls from roofs accounted for nearly 1,200, or34%, of the fall deaths during that period"

    This safety issue profoundly affects productivity, and therefore cost.

Share This Page

  • About Us

    Formed in 2006, Tesla Motors Club (TMC) was the first independent online Tesla community. Today it remains the largest and most dynamic community of Tesla enthusiasts. Learn more.
  • Do you value your experience at TMC? Consider becoming a Supporting Member of Tesla Motors Club. As a thank you for your contribution, you'll get nearly no ads in the Community and Groups sections. Additional perks are available depending on the level of contribution. Please visit the Account Upgrades page for more details.