TESLA Solar and Powerwall: 1 Year Later!

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  • Published: 13 August 2019
  • TESLA Solar and Powerwall: 1 Year Later!
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  • Clif Armstrong Edits
    Clif Armstrong Edits  24 hours back

    I kinda hope you see this but this site is using your house with the powerwall set up as their picture: https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-reduces-solar-home-battery-pricing-following-california-blackouts/

    • Doug Jones
      Doug Jones  2 weeks back

      I got to ask... Did you figure interest that you are NOT getting all those years on that $22,000? That's $1500 a year? at 7% You will never pay back that investment? Am I missing something?

      • Lubomir Zvolensky
        Lubomir Zvolensky  2 weeks back

        Jeeeeeez $32.000 for that (without credit) in 2018 ? IF IT DIDN'T CARRY TESLA LABELS it would cost $9.000 or so. Seriously, $32k is absolutely absolutely insane, no wonder their business was hit by some serious punch this year. They need to wake up, no matter how you love 'em. They don't provide anything that competitors don't have... besides the name. Considering the market reception, that's not enough anymore.

        • Michael Licavoli
          Michael Licavoli  2 weeks back

          Looking for info and get bullshit commercials!

          • Catherine Stuckey
            Catherine Stuckey  3 weeks back

            Thank you for some solid numbers. Score on that roof!

            • Sam Boudreau
              Sam Boudreau  3 weeks back

              cool, so you spent $32, 462 on solar. and the warranties last about as long as the time you will approx recoup your investment. seems nice until it all needs to be replaced about the time you may, or may not break even. i thought about setting up my own solar, however since i am much older, i could not see where i would ever recoup my investment even going on the cheap. i like the ideas of going green, but it just has not advanced enough to where it it worth it in the long run. i am very curious to see videos from people who invested money in solar years ago made out and if it is a viable option. seems like with any new technology, they charge was so much money, that by the time the warranties run out, the companies are usually long out of business. i wish you the best

              • Mario Montagliani
                Mario Montagliani  3 weeks back

                12 year pay back? thats brutal. The warranty is over by then, if something goes wrong, which is inevitable, then another cost.

                • King Kromulus
                  King Kromulus  3 weeks back

                  "We don't have the tech yet to replace fossil fuels!" - GOP


                  Idiots...

                  • Naked Eagle
                    Naked Eagle  4 weeks back

                    12 years??? oof

                    • T G
                      T G  4 weeks back

                      One thing to consider in your time to pay off is that you are assuming that over those 12 years the cost of electricity won't increase.

                      • Ashton Grist
                        Ashton Grist  4 weeks back

                        Why is there a big cable coming out of those keyboards?

                        • Alan V.
                          Alan V.  4 weeks back

                          If the power company owes you money you should take them to collections and have them pay you with interest and late fees just how they screw all of us. Send them a bill every week.

                          • Cnn is Fakenews
                            Cnn is Fakenews  4 weeks back

                            Everything degrades and goes downhill fast. Lithium batteries start to go bad after 4 or 8 years. Solar panels start to degrade almost immediately losing on average 5% generation per year. Recently Walmart demand Tesla remove all their solar panels because they are causing fires.

                            • Dark of the knight
                              Dark of the knight  4 weeks back

                              Welp u can also install other brand solar panels and sell the power back to the electric company :)

                              • Pavor
                                Pavor  4 weeks back

                                What a waste of lithium. This species has one foot in the jungle.

                                • Nijel Vidler
                                  Nijel Vidler  4 weeks back

                                  Huh? The Tesla Powerwall is guaranteed for 10 years which means you may have to replace your batteries after that time, at great cost. But you said, it will take you 15 years to pay the whole system off. By then you will have had to replace the batteries and probably do other repairs. Starting to sound like false economy.

                                  • failtolawl
                                    failtolawl  4 weeks back

                                    Not bad for a dude who appears to drain power on a lot of electronics and random lights everywhere. I think it can be better.

                                    • alxra
                                      alxra  4 weeks back

                                      12 year break even??? LMAO. That doesn't even include the cost of a new roof which MOST people would have to pay.

                                      • HD EDITS
                                        HD EDITS  4 weeks back

                                        What is the upfront cost of getting these panels installed?

                                        • GADGET CENTRAL
                                          GADGET CENTRAL  1 months back

                                          To they have financial plans like emi or loans?

                                          • JayJ
                                            JayJ  1 months back

                                            Curious to see what other costs come along with it though over the next 13 years while you try to just "break even" with the initial startup cost...They really need to get that initial startup cost down dramatically for solar to ever be worth it for the masses

                                            • Vern Evens
                                              Vern Evens  1 months back

                                              Why would you waste your money on overpriced solar panels from Tesla that I can buy for $200 canadian. Tesla is being sued by Walmart over the poor performance of their solar junk.

                                              • vitalis
                                                vitalis  1 months back

                                                Has someone done a comparison getting solar panels directly from China?

                                                • Joe Boredom
                                                  Joe Boredom  1 months back

                                                  I can poop better savings than this powerwall crap.... That was a lie, this is pretty sweet!

                                                  • Zach Michaelis
                                                    Zach Michaelis  1 months back

                                                    should have had them use steel roofing instead of shingles never needs replaced unless you get hgail in your area but if you don't get it from menards it will most often pop the dents out once the sun gets to it the menards stuff is to thin so the dents are usually permanent

                                                    • Zach Michaelis
                                                      Zach Michaelis  1 months back

                                                      do they have to pay you then or do you need to take them to small claims

                                                      • Rion Dixon
                                                        Rion Dixon  1 months back

                                                        Use Energy Toolbase to calculate your savings for Solar and Energy Storage.

                                                        • Nick V
                                                          Nick V  1 months back

                                                          Not worth it. Drop that $22K into an S&P 500 Index fund and it doubles in 12 years. The economics just don't make sense. Prices for these systems have to drop dramatically.

                                                          • ALau Firearms Training
                                                            ALau Firearms Training  1 months back

                                                            The ROI is way to long IMO, and it is interesting the break even point is where the warranty expires :)

                                                            • JayJ
                                                              JayJ  1 months back

                                                              exactly why Im almost 100% certain there will be numerous other costs involved before that 13 year break even period comes to fruition

                                                          • Tyler Charron
                                                            Tyler Charron  1 months back

                                                            Can you tell the price of everything

                                                            • Ho Hwang
                                                              Ho Hwang  1 months back

                                                              lets see what happens in 10 years when the panels efficiency goes to 20% instead of 95%, everything gets old even solar panels, especially chinese made panels.

                                                              • elite member
                                                                elite member  1 months back

                                                                Stonks

                                                                • mattkirkhamm
                                                                  mattkirkhamm  1 months back

                                                                  they payed for the new roof?? DAMN the more i hear and see about tesla the more i want all there stuff

                                                                  • Aa Mezher
                                                                    Aa Mezher  1 months back

                                                                    You turned the system on From 12 June 2019 to now, it isn’t a year... barely 3 months !

                                                                    • Aatu Rauhala
                                                                      Aatu Rauhala  1 months back

                                                                      Have the solar panels paid for them selfs in the videos you have made on them

                                                                      • Sanjay G
                                                                        Sanjay G  1 months back

                                                                        Doesn't Tesla solar roof tiles exist? Are they more costly? The ones that look exactly like roof tiles?

                                                                        • Nick Chapman
                                                                          Nick Chapman  1 months back

                                                                          fun watch!


                                                                          a little late to the draw (had added this to my "watch later" videos) -- but I'd love to hear about the before/after cleaning comparison! i'll poke around your channel in case i missed that one all together.

                                                                          • Michael o'donnell
                                                                            Michael o'donnell  1 months back

                                                                            Nice to see a relatively sensible set of actions checked for validity and user friendliness.

                                                                            So if and when it's paid itself off, the rest of the probable 25 years are basically free.

                                                                            • François Lataste
                                                                              François Lataste  1 months back

                                                                              It will be more than 12 years because panels lost efficiency everyday.....so not a good option

                                                                              • Jesse Franco
                                                                                Jesse Franco  1 months back

                                                                                Lol they owed you and don't bother to tell you

                                                                                • Brian W
                                                                                  Brian W  1 months back

                                                                                  If the electrical grid goes down, do you still have power?

                                                                                • Muhammad Omer
                                                                                  Muhammad Omer  1 months back

                                                                                  I think you would have had a better payback period without the powerwall

                                                                                  • Aimless Studios
                                                                                    Aimless Studios  1 months back

                                                                                    Yes the battery is the most expensive part but that only works out if you are willing to minimize night time electric usage.

                                                                                • AYAMSEMPAK
                                                                                  AYAMSEMPAK  1 months back

                                                                                  Wtf 666K?!

                                                                                  • Pablo Fernández
                                                                                    Pablo Fernández  1 months back

                                                                                    You are in the frontier with Canada! What a fucj are you speaking about solar panel efficiency for your pinguins?

                                                                                    • sliddjur
                                                                                      sliddjur  1 months back

                                                                                      666,666 views

                                                                                      • kofManKan
                                                                                        kofManKan  1 months back

                                                                                        EMP baby!

                                                                                        • Jan Girke
                                                                                          Jan Girke  1 months back

                                                                                          Maybe LTO powerwalls next? If your inverter can handle more power the LTO cells can sustain a higher load than the Tesla cells and they last much longer only problem is I've never used them so I am not speaking out of experience and I don't know where to get them, maybe a chance for me in the long run? I vote for the before and after cleaning video.

                                                                                          • TavaNoGrim0
                                                                                            TavaNoGrim0  1 months back

                                                                                            Jesus he speaks so quickly i had to put the video at 0.75 speed and now he speaks at a normal speed xd