Solar Roof

Elon Musk visits Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo as Tesla Energy prepares for 2019 ramp

One day after attending his hearing against the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Manhattan, Elon Musk visited Tesla's Gigafactory…

Tesla Solar Roof long-term review: Insights from a homeowner’s journey with Elon Musk’s solar tiles

If recent announcements by Tesla are any indication, the Solar Roof tiles will see a production ramp next year. Unveiled…

Tesla patent hints at stunning colored Solar Roof tiles with zero compromises

Elon Musk recently noted on Twitter that Tesla would be prioritizing the production of its Solar Roof tiles this coming…

Tesla under the gun to create jobs at Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo, NY as countdown begins

Tesla's Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo, NY was dubbed fully complete by state and company officials this past April, starting a…

Tesla Solar Roof tile design and installation showcased in first responders video

With Tesla ramping the production of its residential battery and solar products, Solar Roof installations are bound to become more…

Tesla is currently ‘aggressively ramping’ energy business, says CTO JB Straubel

Amid rising competition in the residential solar market from rivals such as SunRun, Tesla CTO JB Straubel stated that Tesla…

Tesla solar factory in NY caught in the crossfire of Buffalo Billion corruption case

A high-profile developer connected to Tesla's solar factory in Buffalo, NY was convicted last Thursday of rigging the bids for…

Tesla to end Home Depot partnership as it closes 12 solar facilities: report

Tesla is closing around a dozen of its solar facilities across nine states in the United States. The closures of…

Tesla Solar Roof customer gives insights on cost and installation process

One of the first known Tesla Solar Roof residential customers has shed some light on the process for installing the unique energy producing…

Tesla Gigafactory 2 to ramp hiring efforts as Solar Roof installations begin

Tesla Inc. is reportedly ramping up its recruitment efforts at its Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo, NY, with the company set…

Tesla’s Solar Roof tiles showcased in new residential installation pictures

Pictures of Tesla’s Solar Roof tiles installed on a residential unit were recently shared online, showcasing the near-indistinguishable look of…

Tesla’s solar rooftop array at Gigafactory 1 is starting to take shape

Recent aerial photographs obtained by Teslarati show that Tesla's installation of its rooftop solar array for Gigafactory 1 outside of…

Tesla commits to Gigafactory 2 expansion despite Trump’s 30% solar tariff

Despite facing a possible financial hit due to a 30 percent tariff being imposed by the Trump administration on imported…

Tesla Solar Roof tile production begins at Gigafactory 2, customer installs soon to follow

Tesla has begun production of its highly-anticipated Solar Roof tiles from the company's Gigafactory 2 facility in Buffalo, NY. According…

Tesla mass firings are reportedly making its way across SolarCity

The mass firing taking place at Tesla has reportedly spread into the solar-side of its business, with former and current…

Panasonic poised to become a top auto supplier as Tesla ties deepen

Panasonic Corp., a main supplier for Tesla and strategic partner to the Silicon Valley-based electric car maker, is looking at…

Tesla’s Solar Roof patent reveals “conductive paste” used for tile bonding

Tesla was granted a patent for its Solar Roof on August 29 for a new way to bond the roof…

Audi could forge ahead with EV solar roof despite Tesla skepticism

Audi will be pairing with Altra Devices, a Chinese photovoltaic cell developer, to produce solar energy-capturing glass roofs for the luxury…

Tesla completes first Solar Roof installations on employee homes, pilot production remains at Fremont

Tesla has announced that the first Solar Roof installations have been completed on the homes of select employees including CEO Elon Musk's…

Tesla’s “World’s biggest battery” in Southern Australia is raising questions

Tesla and CEO Elon Musk sparked major discussion after they announced they would solve South Australia’s power crisis with the…