Whereas Elon Musk is getting ready for this week’s launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket, his different firm can be getting ready for a launch. Tesla has made a take care of Residence Depot to promote each the PowerWall and Tesla’s photo voltaic panels at 800 Residence Depot places.
The retail areas will probably be Tesla branded and Tesla workers will probably be readily available to help with service and gross sales.
Bloomberg first reported the information after confirming the transfer with Tesla.
Residence Depot has some 2,200 shops throughout the nation, however the 800-store roll out remains to be the biggest retail presence Tesla has ever identified for its power merchandise. They are going to be placed on show, fairly actually — Bloomberg studies that the Tesla retail shows will probably be 12 toes tall and seven toes broad, and that some places may have visible demonstrations of the merchandise.
Tesla first unveiled the photo voltaic roof in October of 2016. Not like most after-market photo voltaic panels, which don’t supply a lot by means of aesthetics, Tesla’s photo voltaic roof tiles are available in 4 kinds that carefully resemble present roofing supplies.
Tesla additionally sells photo voltaic panels, and each merchandise work with the PowerWall 2, the place power will be saved after being subtle by the panels/tiles.
The transfer into Residence Depot would be the first true take a look at of mainstream curiosity in photo voltaic power.