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    Hey Guys
    what do you guys think of Teslas Solar Roof Tiles?

    are they viable in the UK?

    is it something you will offer your customers?

    here is a youtube video

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    Default Re: what do you guys think of Teslas Solar Roof Tiles?

    Won't happen and good luck to walking on them
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    I was working at an office block in Surrey last year and they had solar panels fitted on the roof. I think they needed regular cleaning (by specialists) to maximise their efficiency.

    Not sure solar panels are a good investment. How much do they cost? How long would it take to get a worthwhile return on the outlay?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveWannadoGas View Post

    Not sure solar panels are a good investment. How much do they cost? How long would it take to get a worthwhile return on the outlay?
    Unless I`m misreading your post surely that depends on size of area to be used and who you talk to.

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    Isn`t the idea to subsidise your leccy bill whiles saving the planet at the same time. I think you can feed excess power back into the grid, isn`t that right?

    What mean is, if you spend £10 000 on panels and fitting, will that save you money? Lets say you took that same sum off the mortgage, wouldn`t you be better off? Would there be much in it?
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    Search Government solar panels funding.
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    Default Re: what do you guys think of Teslas Solar Roof Tiles?

    they look good but cost not released yet but each one of their battery back up stores cost £5000.00 so would expect a full south facing roof is going to cost something like £20000.00 plus
    think they will be good for new build when budgetted for but not sure about retro fitting to existing, what would be the payback time.

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    Cant believe I am reading this, are we still in the dark ages ??? Not the original post of course.
    Solar tiles been around years by the way
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