About to sign contract. Anything I should ask for up front?

About to sign contract. Anything I should ask for up front?

I am about to sign my Tesla Solar contract for an 11.66 kW system with 2 Powerwalls.

I was quoted $47,685.
Federal tax credit of $14,306.

They are quoting me with:
Q.PEAK DUO BLK-G5 / SC 310-320
Solar Edge Single Phase Inverters

It is my understanding that they no longer have the Panasonic solar panels.

I recall reading in one topic about the conduit being on the roof, when the owner wanted it run thru the attic.
Should that be specified now before the contract is signed?

Anything else I should be asking or clarifying before I sign?


PapaSmurf | 28. kesäkuu 2019

Additional info.

The solar only portion of the proposal is $30,886 (before incentives).
This is for a system that is 11.66 kW

So that is $2.65 per watt before incentives.
$1.85 per watt after incentives.

The 2 powerwalls are quoted at $13,400
Powerwall installation and hardware at $2500
Pwerwall gateway at $1,100

Total system $47,686

Then minus the federal tax credit of $14,306.

I live in Florida so there are no state sales taxes on the system and they cannot increase your property taxes because of the solar system.

Any red flags in that quote? Thanks

clos000 | 28. kesäkuu 2019

I would get a quote from a 2-3 third party installers so you can compare. Looks like you got a great deal. I got charged around the same price for a 7.4kw system with 2 power walls and it's been almost 4 months now and I still can't turn on my system.

rlandrigan | 22. elokuu 2019

I have had a 9.88 kw Tesla solar system in place since August 2015, Order Number EN7104764, 22 Deacon Lane, Sudbury, MA. My solar system stopped producing electricity at the beginning of April 2019. As of late August 2019 it still is not functioning. The peak sun months of 2019 have been missed. Tesla has made several technician visits during the five months including installing a new inverter, having a few guys up on the roof checking the system. The system still doesn't work. Blame it on lack of sustained interest or incompetence, or both. Per the system lease contract, paragraph 4(c), I am not to be "...charged for Estimated Production when the System is not producing electricity due to Solar City's (Tesla) fault". I cut Tesla off from automatic debit billing from my bank account and refuse to pay their "Estimated Production" bills on the basis that it amounts to consumer fraud. They just billed me $237.42 for the month of July when no electricity was produced. In my estimation as an attorney their "Estimated Production" billing while a system is down due to Tesla's fault is fraudulent and is clearly subject to challenge, perhaps as a class action.