I am thinking to install the powerwall. How long is the waiting list? In order to take advantage of the tax credit this year, do I need to get it installed by the end of this month? Thanks
Don't worry too much about the tax credit. It only drops from 30% to 26%... there is no waiting list that I know off, just find an installer who has availability...
I had to wait about 3 months May-Aug 2019) for my install. Backlog may be the installer or the equipment. Installer told me up front the Powerwalls may be delivered later, but they showed up on time.
I ordered mine in June and just got it commissioned. I’m told there is quite a wait in California.
Mine (2 powerwalls, existing solar) took about 2 months in January-March 2019. Colleague in Santa Cruz ordered 8kW solar + 2 powerwalls in early October 2019 and his system was live and fully functional on December 10. My son (also NorCal) ordered 3 powerwalls (existing solar) in mid-October 2019 and is still in design phase - no estimated install date. Son in Hawaii ordered 4kW solar + 1 powerwall in November 2019 and is still in design phase with install estimated for Feb-March.
One more colleague in Los Altos with existing solar ordered 1 powerwall in November. Still in design phase. Install estimate is January-February.
Through 3rd party installer, agreement executed on Oct 10, 4 PowerWalls started installation on Nov 25.
Solar panel installation took over a week (44 panels on a Spanish tile roof).
Waiting for utility to provide Permission To Operate (likely swamped reviewing a lot of solar installations by year end).
Note that the tax credit only applies to PowerWalls being installed for use with solar panels. Stand alone PowerWalls won't qualify for the tax credit. And if you claim the credit, you are restricted from charging the panels from the grid for 5 years.
Nor Cal, existing solar, Powerwall ordered Oct 10, design began Oct 12,still waiting for permit and installation. No ETA.
I ordered (in northern CA) 11/6/19. It made it through design in a couple of weeks. Mid December they said it was not going to be done by the end of the year as I was hoping/requesting. I just got to the final “ready to install” step today (1/8/20) and when I called to schedule the install they said the first availability was 4/9/20 :(
avez vous des infos a me communiquer pour faire un devis chez moi dans le sud ouest de la France?
Je ne connais pas de professionnel qui fasse des installations de toit solaire Tesla
Merci par avance de vos retour
I wish I knew enough French to let "ericboutin" know that this is a *customer* site, the dominant language is English, and for questions about solar in France, he should call a local (to France) Tesla number. The same applies if he is from Montreal, although I would suspect that a Montreal native would also be able to speak and write in English.
@acastal-oh no! I’ll be in the same boat. I wonder what I’ll get first, my Model Y or the Powerwall
@trixiew I'm in the same boat (both model Y and PWs on order). Does anyone know if there is there any discount for the batteries if you own a vehicle or the other way around? I asked my sales rep but did not hear back.
@acastal, are you in an area that was involved in the past PGE wildfire power shut off? During that time, Elon tweeted that he would give a 1000 discount to those of us who were. It wasn’t offered when I ordered, but when I brought it up I got the discount.
Northern California. Ordered medium solar and 2 Powerwalls early November. Powerwall and solar installers came 12/30. Solar installed. Powerwalls still in boxes in my garage but scheduled to come out tomorrow1/13/30 to complete. Fingers crossed.
@trixiew I did loose power and am in the affected PGE shutoff area. I was told when I ordered (right after the power came back on) that the 1K discount was only if you ordered both PW and solar (I already have solar). :(