Tesla launches Solar Roof tiles V3, now ready for primetime

Tesla thinks its clever solar panel roof tiles are ready for primetime. Now in their third iteration, Tesla announced its new Solar Roof tiles are now available to order and installations will begin in a few weeks.

The tiles are a pricey install at approximately $42,500 for a 2,000 sqft, although that price comes can be reduced by $8,550 with federal tax incentives if installed prior to the end of the year. Elon Musk claims that for most people, it’s cheaper than replacing your roof and adding separate solar panels at the same time. In other words, it’s targeted at people who are thinking of replacing their roof anyway; Musk says it’s better to go the traditional solar power route if you think your roof has 10 years of life left to it.

Read more at TNW