First Tesla roof in state on Best Road
August 4, 2021
A few years back, Valter Pavoni bought some Tesla stock.
Then he named his new dog Tesla.
Next came a Tesla car.
Now, the Pleasant Ridge resident and his wife Eva are the proud owners of the first Tesla solar roof in Washington state.
A Tesla solar roof is made up of 15-inch x 45-inch tempered glass tiles. On the west and south sides of the Pavoni house, most, but not all, tiles contain photovoltaic cells that generate 12-volt DC power, which is converted to 120-volt AC power by inverters on the garage wall.
Slightly less than half of the tiles on the east side are PV but, to the visit...