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Material and its Properties
PV panels coated with a textured glass surface
Tesla’s solar tiles claim to be able to power a standard home, and provide spare power via the new Powerwall 2 battery in case of inclement weather or other outages. Musk says that the overall cost will still be less than installing a regular old roof and paying the electric company for power from conventional sources. In addition, Tesla’s tiles will actually be more resilient than traditional roofing materials, including terra-cotta, clay and slate tiles because of the toughness of the glass used in their construction.
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