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


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.

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I detach it when I am not using it.

I use the Lowes Hardware or supply house in my town or maybe next town over to get my lumber not next state over. ;)

Think I can handle the range loss on these 5 to 10 mile trips.
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I detach it when I am not using it.

I use the Lowes Hardware or supply house in my town or maybe next town over to get my lumber not next state over. ;)

Think I can handle the range loss on these 5 to 10 mile trips.
Well, it's just something to point out to those 'I need 500 miles towing' sorts.

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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.
you must really have a huge home draw
 

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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.
I should have been more clear when I spoke.....I fully understand that it is not possible to charge my cars from solar only.......I was referring to "topping off during the mid-day when more power is available
 

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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.
I meant to say, "top-off" my model 3.....I have free supercharging for life on my model s
 


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you must really have a huge home draw
No kidding. 43 panels (9 or 10kw), main house and granny unit, all electric including water heaters, charging two cars, settle up amount: $300
 

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Since this is now the residential solar thread:

wth is goin’ on in CA?

I thought Austin Solar was weird, but y’all are talking another language
 

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No kidding. 43 panels (9 or 10kw), main house and granny unit, all electric including water heaters, charging two cars, settle up amount: $300
holy crap! what size are the panel.....250w? my propose 10.2kW system with 24-425w panels will give me 15.400kW.......I used ~11,700 last year and did not use too much air, pool 6hrs daily and 1 model 3.......my off set is 131%.......and with 2 batteries, I can isolate and go off line, like when there is a power outage......just run off batteries at night and use solar and batteries during day provided draw is less than production.....hopefull I will get in summer time ~ 55kW production.......avg now is 33kW
 

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holy crap! what size are the panel.....250w? my propose 10.2kW system with 24-425w panels will give me 15.400kW.......I used ~11,700 last year and did not use too much air, pool 6hrs daily and 1 model 3.......my off set is 131%.......and with 2 batteries, I can isolate and go off line, like when there is a power outage......just run off batteries at night and use solar and batteries during day provided draw is less than production.....hopefull I will get in summer time ~ 55kW production.......avg now is 33kW
yeah, 240W x 28, 260W x 15. Their old, 2010 and 2014 install. 4x powerwall
 

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yeah, 240W x 28, 260W x 15. Their old, 2010 and 2014 install. 4x powerwall
now I can see why your production is so low.......things today has really had new innovations and the battery is much better
 


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RE: 5 VS 6 seats. Disappointed the center console is massive / non-folding.
May hamper the wife's ability to play 'brain games' whilst autopilot handles the road. 😜
Also holding out hope for a Ford style working frunk bay.
It’s already been confirmed through pictures that the frunk will be shallower than the Ford F-150 Lighting’s.
 

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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

Screenshot_20230921-144106.png
Am I reading this right in that you are selling the vast majority of the power you make? And I know it's a short month, but did you just decide to skip Feb in CO?
 

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It’s already been confirmed through pictures that the frunk will be shallower than the Ford F-150 Lighting’s.
No, it hasn't.

Am I reading this right in that you are selling the vast majority of the power you make? And I know it's a short month, but did you just decide to skip Feb in CO?
Maybe there was snow on the panels?

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Am I reading this right in that you are selling the vast majority of the power you make? And I know it's a short month, but did you just decide to skip Feb in CO?
I had some issues with the little Tesla box that reports generation to the app in February. But it is odd that the whole month is mia.

Yes I exported most so far. That changes soon though and I'll be exporting very little come colder months. The image I posted is only solar usage though. It doesn't show grid usage. That would be this one

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_20230922-073241
 
 




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