How many solar panels will charge a Tesla Powerwall 2?

I’d like to rely less on the grid and get a Tesla Powerwall 2. I’m also interested in installing solar panels. How many solar panels do I need to charge a Tesla Powerwall 2?

Emily Maracle · Answered on Jan 14, 2022
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Kudos to wanting to switch to a more environmentally friendly way of life! Getting a Powerwall is a great way to save money and regulate your energy use. If you’re looking to install solar, you won’t need a certain number of solar panels to charge a Tesla Powerwall 2.
The recommended amount of solar panels for your home depends on its roof size. If you have a smaller roof, you may only need one or two panels, while a larger home may need three or four. As long as your Powerwall connects to a solar panel, it will charge and store energy.
Additionally, you can use a Tesla Powerwall without solar panels. If you’re still researching solar, you can install your Powerwall using regular electricity. The Powerwall will store energy for later use and help keep your costs low. For example, if you’re using a lot of power during peak hours, your Powerwall will supply the energy you need instead.
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