The Tesla Solar Tiles – Should your consider going Solar?

Solar City and Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the exciting Tesla Solar Tiles Panels. However, as we are on the verge of a solar revolution, should you consider going solar? 

Smart Homes are a step forward towards a future of interconnectivity of devices. Through the power of home automation, we are able to manage our resources better. With a connected home, we have more time for our personal activities. What’s more, smart home devices are often energy efficient, helping us reduce our carbon footprint and save up on our energy bills. While solar energy is not a common topic among home automation enthusiasts, the recent announcement from Tesla sparked a conversation within the community on the growing solar industry. We were extremely enthusiastic about the unveiling of the Tesla Solar Tiles and chances are, you are excited about the solar future as well. However, investing in solar power is a major decision, which should be considered carefully.

The Costs of Solar Power

In recent years, the solar market has been growing exponentially and with major investment in the technology, there is a correlating trend of price drops and rise of the efficiency of solar panels. Today, solar panels are shaping up to become a great investment. In fact, the price of solar panels is currently the lowest it has been in the last decade, while the efficiency of the current panels is growing. Nevertheless, going solar is still a huge investment.

The Beauty of Design of the Tesla Solar Tile Panels

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Through Solar City, Tesla and Elon Musk are bringing us something we haven’t seen up until this point in solar technology. The beauty of the design of the Tesla Solar Tile Panels is something that can bring a wider audience to solar. Making the green energy a sufficient design choice for rooftops,the tile panels might be the right step forward for the industry. With the tiles, you won’t need to put an ugly rectangle on top of your house, in order to be greener. Instead, you can make your roof look amazingly modern and still receive the benefits of a reduced energy bills.

Sufficient Power and Houses Running on Batteries

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Nevertheless, the Tesla Solar Tile panels won’t be a good investment without the Tesla Power Wall battery. According to Elon Musk, a solar roof in combination with the power wall will be sufficient for a four-bedroom home to have infinite electricity. Up until this point, the major concern with power has been the need of an additional generator or an energy supply for the cloudier days and throughout the night. However, with a battery of the caliber of the Power Wall, we may truly be on the verge of a solar revolution.

Should you invest?

If you are considering to invest in solar energy, we would advise you to wait a few years. Making your home smarter means that you need to make your home more efficient. However, we may very well be on the verge of a major solar revolution. With that in mind, it’s hard to see now as the perfect time to invest in solar, simply because the technology needs a kick, such as the release of the Tesla Solar Panel tiles, to truly become a valuable option for the future.

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With a degree in programming, Ivan loves anything that can engage his thinking. He explores topics ranging from particle physics to religious debates. In his free time, he likes to think about what tech will be in the future.

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