31 Oct '16, 8am

Tesla unveils its vision for the future of solar roofs: From aesthetics to power output, Elon Musk...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk stood in front of a gathered crowd of several hundred people on Friday to unveil his latest, much-ballyhooed vision for the future: a world powered by his company’s solar roofs , with a Powerwall 2 battery on the wall and a Tesla automobile in the driveway. As pictures of the new roof tiles flashed on a video screen behind Musk, audible gasps escaped from the attendees. From French slate to Spanish tile to traditional asphalt, Tesla’s new roofing materials mimic closely the roofing materials and are virtually indistinguishable from the ground (and, in some cases, look better than the originals). Musk says the new solar roofs will cost less than a traditional roof plus the cost of electricity and last longer than traditional roofs which, according to the National Roofing Contractors Association, "are designed to provide useful service for about 20 years....

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