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California Startup Competes With Tesla To Offer Affordable Solar Roofs

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Tesla will be facing some competition in the solar roof industry. They’ve already seen Mercedes-Benz enter the home battery market to battle with their Powerwall 2. A California startup will be launching their own solar roof, which is a little bit different than Tesla’s product and it could end up being a cheaper alternative.

Forward Labs will be a much smaller-scale production when it comes to their solar roofs. Each of them will have five layers that includes glass and photovoltaic cells to absorb the sun’s rays, and all of that will be built in a metal frame. It will be made to look like a normal roof to the casual bystander when they’re pieced together, and it will look very similar to the non-solar portions of the roof.