Tesla Launches Solar Glass Roof Which Can Be Installed In Eight Hours


Elon Musk has introduced the third generation of Tesla solar roof panels which the company calls the Solar Glass Roof. Musk claimed that this new version of solar roof panels is capable of generating electricity for the entire house and it will be cheaper. He also added that the panels are easier and faster to install as compared with the previous variants. Here are the details:

Tesla Solar Glass Roof Launched With Cheaper Price And Installation

"A New Roof with Integrated Solar: Solar Roof combines solar and non-solar tiles that appear similar to create a beautiful aesthetic with a comparable price of a typical roof + solar panels. Made with tempered glass, Solar Roof tiles are more than three times stronger than standard roofing tiles," reads the company official website.

According to the Engadget report, the company says that the newly launched solar roof panels are built with increased power density. The company has also reduced the parts used in the tiles and done a cost-cutting which makes it cheaper than the older variant.

As per the website, the estimated cost for a 2,000 square-foot of the solar roof with an integrated solar panel is $33,950 (approx Rs. 240,370,00). It comes with a warranty for 25-years as well. The estimated price for the premium roof + solar panel which will be concrete tile roof with add-on solar panel will be $43,790 (approx Rs. 30,653,00). The company will do the installation in approximately eight hours.

Recently, the company has started selling China-made Tesla Model 3 which also comes with an autopilot feature. In China, the company is selling the car for CNY 355,800 (approx $50,310 or Rs. 36 lakhs) which is said to be the company's cheapest model. Telsa is also selling the same model without autopilot facility for CNY 328,000 (approx $46,389 or Rs. 33 lakhs). It seems India still have to wait for the Telsa to come in and start the business.

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