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I am losing interest very quickly.......suddendly, spending $36,000 on a Tesla 10.2kW solar system with 2-Tesla Ver 3 batteries and saving $35,000 is starting to make more sense....I could charge my Model 3 for free and continue using free supercharging for the Model S and be able to stay cool in the summers here is SoCal.....and not have to pay triple insurance rates on the CT plus 14k miles of gas tax for both cars when we only drive 5K miles a year......I am losing faith very rapidly......I know it looks like with Giga Texas shut down, they are working furiously in getting ready, but October is just around the corner and some believe October we will see production models built and released.....I just dont believe it right now
on a 10kw solar system it will take a long time to charge any E vehicle and running your house at the same time near impossible. Except if you plan on driving once a month. I have Tesla solar and battery back up, love it but the True Up!! daaang those bastard PUC and PGE people.
 

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on a 10kw solar system it will take a long time to charge any E vehicle and running your house at the same time near impossible. Except if you plan on driving once a month. I have Tesla solar and battery back up, love it but the True Up!! daaang those bastard PUC and PGE people.
thanks.....how many batteries and what is your daily output? is your system 10kW?
 

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thanks.....how many batteries and what is your daily output? is your system 10kW?
1 battery 10kw. Norther Cal/Bay Area. Winter is a drag on the system too. I bet SoCal for you the winter isn't so bad like we have with clouds most days from November to March.
 

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1 battery 10kw. Norther Cal/Bay Area. Winter is a drag on the system too. I bet SoCal for you the winter isn't so bad like we have with clouds most days from November to March.
what is your production output annual / daily
Tesla is telling me that annual will be !15,
1 battery 10kw. Norther Cal/Bay Area. Winter is a drag on the system too. I bet SoCal for you the winter isn't so bad like we have with clouds most days from November to March.
sorry.......bad fingers.........Tesla is telling me my annual production will be ~ 15,400kW.....and they say that is very conservative.....what is your daily product and annual production......I am trying to size my system where I dont have to pay SCE anything and can go off grid using batteries at night
 

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what is your production output annual / daily
Tesla is telling me that annual will be !15,

sorry.......bad fingers.........Tesla is telling me my annual production will be ~ 15,400kW.....and they say that is very conservative.....what is your daily product and annual production......I am trying to size my system where I dont have to pay SCE anything and can go off grid using batteries at night
I hear you. My annual was 5813.2KWH in 2022 and so far 5200KWH this year. I paid $1600 in true up fees to PGE last year. November I will get my True Up fee and report. Hoping less. I wish I would have doubled my Solar so I wouldn't have to pay anything also.
 

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oh no, I've seen 4 wheel steer on shipped vehicles also ambient truck bed lighting. in person.
My point exactly but they are not listed or updated on the site.
 

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on a 10kw solar system it will take a long time to charge any E vehicle and running your house at the same time near impossible. Except if you plan on driving once a month. I have Tesla solar and battery back up, love it but the True Up!! daaang those bastard PUC and PGE people.
It is amazing how many people are duped into thinking that a solar array will allow them to charge a vehicle. Top it off from a power wall, sure. But do a full charge, let alone running a house? People just aren’t doing the math.
 


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what is your production output annual / daily
Tesla is telling me that annual will be !15,

sorry.......bad fingers.........Tesla is telling me my annual production will be ~ 15,400kW.....and they say that is very conservative.....what is your daily product and annual production......I am trying to size my system where I dont have to pay SCE anything and can go off grid using batteries at night
I'm in CO with like 13.5kw system and have already generated 14mwh.

I have 0 batteries because our net metering is 1 to 1 but it would be nice to be less grid reliant

Tesla Cybertruck Confirmed Cybertruck specs: 5% smaller, 6x4 bed size, 5 seats, frunk, no pass through & more... (info from Tesla employee at Investor Day) Screenshot_20230921-144106
 

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Heck go for the 14 footer and cast out all anxiety over what you can haul

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Those are like adding a parachute to your truck. That ramp sticking up...

on a 10kw solar system it will take a long time to charge any E vehicle and...
That's about 50kWh per day, average. That's 190 miles per day in a Model Y, or over 69k miles per year.

With resistive heat, my home used about 37kW per day last year. This isn't going to work off grid unless I could save electricity for the winter, but... With net metering, that's still 18,000 miles to drive by sunlight.

-Crissa
 
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Those are like adding a parachute to your truck. That ramp sticking up...

-Crissa
No KIDDING! How hard would it have been to put a hinge and make the ramp capable of folding all the way to flat on the trailer when empty. :rolleyes:
 

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It is amazing how many people are duped into thinking that a solar array will allow them to charge a vehicle. Top it off from a power wall, sure. But do a full charge, let alone running a house? People just aren’t doing the math.
right! I had my solar system installed during covid and not a soul could speak to me about what the process would be after they turned the switch on and what the hidden costs were going to be with PGE, County assessment taxes. If I would have known about the annual fees, I would have installed a much bigger system. All I know is at my next house in four years, I will be installing the largest system my property can handle and not putting it on the roof.
 

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It is amazing how many people are duped into thinking that a solar array will allow them to charge a vehicle. Top it off from a power wall, sure. But do a full charge, let alone running a house? People just aren’t doing the math.
We are having the big "T" install a 15.6KW solar array (39 panels) and 2 PWs. Based on the past 12 months, that's 150% of of usage, the most the power company will allow. We had to justify that by stating we were looking at 2 BEVs and adding a pool.

Our HOA (427 homes) has a proposal to create a VPP like arrangement beginning with 5 MegaPacks and then adding multiple solar farms on the HOA owned land. There is a separate proposal to cover the HOA "Club" (gym, pool, jacuzzi, BBQs, etc.) with solar panels on the existing roof. Initial estimates indicate we may be independent (connected, but no draw) from the electric co.
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