Tesla founder Elon Musk made the announcement via his Twitter page.
“Tesla solar glass roof orders open this afternoon. I think it will be great,” he tweeted. “Solar roof can be ordered for almost any country. Deployment this year in the U.S and overseas next year,” he adds.
The first two styles of the Solar Roof – “Smooth” and “Textured” black glass – will be priced at about $21.85 per square foot and
The “Tuscan” and “French” slate are expected in early 2018.
“Solar Roof complements a home’s architecture while turning sunlight into electricity. With an integrated Powerwall, energy collected during the day is stored and made available any time, effectively turning a home into a personal utility. Solar energy can be generated, stored and used day and night, providing uninterrupted power even if the grid goes down,” the company stated on its website.