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Tesla’s ‘solar roof’ open for orders – and down payments – in Australia

Tesla opens orders for its much-hyped solar roof, with installations of two varieties of its PV tiles to begin installations in the US mid-year and in Australia in 2018.

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Tesla solar roof cheaper than regular roof, says Musk – electricity “just a bonus”

Elon Musk says Tesla's solar tiles could cost less than – and last twice as long as – a regular "dumb roof."

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Rivals fear Tesla may become the Apple of battery storage

Redflow CEO says Tesla's launch of Powerwall 2 battery with a built-in inverter takes a leaf from the Apple playbook of vertical integration – and could polarise the industry.

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What the “Tesla effect” means for Australian battery storage prices

The first version of Tesla's Powerwall battery storage device had a big impact on prices in Australia. The second version, unveiled last week, is expected to do it all over again.

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Musk’s energy master plan: Is this the beginning of the end of the utility?

Elon Musk wants to take his vision of a "smoothly integrated and beautiful solar-roof-with-battery product that just works, empowering the individual as their own utility" to a global scale. With Australia already targeted as a key battery market by Tesla, should its utilities be worried?

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