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A roof with invisible power

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SolarCity and Tesla introduce
Solar Roof

The solar cells on our roof tiles are invisible to the naked eye, yet incredibly efficient. So when you're on the street, you simply see a stunning roof. From above, the solar cells are fully exposed to the sun, so they can power your home in the cleanest, most effective way possible.

From above, cells are exposed to the sun.

From street view, cells are not visible to the eye.

Power from above, beauty from below

Anatomy of the Solar Roof

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  1. Colored louver film

    Allows the cells to blend into the roof while minimizing solar efficiency loss.

  2. High efficiency solar cell

    Produces more energy even at higher temperatures.

  3. Tempered glass

    Makes the solar roof tiles extremely durable.

The durability of a windshield at 200 mph

Made of extremely strong tempered glass, our roof tiles can withstand the impact of hail up to 200 mph. That's not surprising since they can take on nearly three times the force of standard roofing tiles. Watch how we take durability to a whole new level.

The evolution of roofing

Powerful

A roof with hidden solar tiles that powers your home with clean, renewable energy.

Beautiful

A roof that complements the beauty of your home.

Affordable

Costs less than an equivalent roof when combined with projected utility bill savings. Various financing options will be available.

A range of beautiful styles

We have a variety of tempered-glass roof styles with hidden
solar cells that will complement and power your home.

Tuscan Glass Tile

Smooth Glass Tile


Textured Glass Tile

Slate Glass Tile

Take your roof to a whole new level

Join our waiting list. Be the first in your neighborhood to get the solar roof when production begins in mid 2017.

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