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    Percentage wise,it depends what is called “nicely profitable”,but in business,I wouldn’t call it that.In fact it’s quite a long way off.Then there was the added cost of the upgrade.

    The battery will also deteriorate over time,possibly have reduced capacity, and need replacing,but who knows when that will be.
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    Tesla guarantee 80% in 8 years for cars but I don't know about Powerwalls.
    One thing Tesla is good at is battery design , control and most important cooling.
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    Quote Originally Posted by scarry View Post
    Percentage wise,it depends what is called “nicely profitable”,but in business,I wouldn’t call it that.In fact it’s quite a long way off.Then there was the added cost of the upgrade.

    The battery will also deteriorate over time,possibly have reduced capacity, and need replacing,but who knows when that will be.
    Oh well, profitable, nicely profitable, it seems their case for justifying it is still sound. From a household perspective however it seems that batterys are not profitable. Batterys I think are typically warranted for 10 years and I can only assume the SA Tesla battery would be at least that. Assumptions hey, right! But all of that information is fairly predicatable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PhilipA View Post
    Tesla guarantee 80% in 8 years for cars but I don't know about Powerwalls.
    One thing Tesla is good at is battery design , control and most important cooling.
    ****house at building cars.
    Regards PhilipA
    I understood the Tesla powerwall has a 10 year warranty. Sadly they wont pay for themselves domestically.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DiscoMick View Post
    It's great, someone with integrity and a can do attitude amongst the nay sayers.
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    Yes, electricity generation is a state responsibility anyway, it's just a pity the federal government is delaying the inevitable.
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