Last week, Tesla and SolarCity launched what they believe to be the next generation of solar harnessing technology for buildings. While that might be great, but there some few things Elon Musk (who runs Tesla and at the same time is the chairman of SolarCity) failed to ask, either by design or by mistake.
According to SolarCity, these solar roofing tiles will start shipping as early as 2017; which by the way is barely two months away. The solar tiles come in four styles: Smooth, Slate, Textured, and Tuscan.
One of the biggest make or break factors of a solar technology adoption is its aesthetics looks. People are going to put up this device on top of their roof and could be seen perhaps even a mile away. Nobody wants to put up a hideous looking thing on top of their roof. As far as the aesthetics department goes, the Tesla/SolarCity’s solar roofing tiles score ‘bigly’ (in the words of Donald Trump).
Nonetheless, assuming you are a rational consumer, you obviously what the best value for your money. Therefore, it should trouble you that during the …read more