Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

CleanTechnica
As of October 8, 2021, Tesla solar panel system purchases are again eligible for a cash incentive through the Tesla referral program.

Rooftop Solar

Tesla Tweaks Referral Program Again, Restores Cash Bonus for Solar Panels

Another month, another mysterious tweak to Tesla’s referral program. Back in September, Tesla surprised us with the sudden removal of its cars from the referral program. Prior to September 18th, 2021, you could get 1,000 free miles of Tesla Supercharging with the purchase or lease of any Tesla vehicle as long as you used a referral link or code with your purchase. The referring Tesla owner got that same bonus. But with the cost of “free supercharging” rising, the company eliminated that perk.

At that same time, Tesla also removed traditional solar panel systems from the referral program. Prior to September 18th, both the buyer and the referring customer could get a cash incentive for the purchase of either a Tesla Solar Roof or a traditional solar panel system. But after that date, only the Solar Roof was eligible for the incentive. Today, Tesla added traditional solar panel systems back to the program.

As of September 17, 2022, buyers of either a Tesla solar roof or a Tesla solar panel system can get a cash rebate of $300 for a traditional solar panel system or a solar roof once the system is installed and brought online. The referring customer also earns a cash reward of $300 for either system. To be eligible for the cash incentive, customers must follow a referral link for an online order or use a referral code for a phone order. If you know a Tesla customer already, we’d suggest contacting that person for their referral link or code. If you need a code, feel free to use mine in order to get the incentive:

Tesla Referral Link <– use this for a cash bonus on your Tesla solar purchase

If ordering by phone or chat, you can use Tesla referral code: christopher55570

The catch? All Tesla solar panel and solar roof systems require the purchase of one or more Tesla PowerWall batteries. And as Elon stated at the shareholders’ meeting yesterday, the battery cells are in short supply and the company is currently prioritizing car battery packs over home battery storage. So it may take the company some time to fulfill your order.

 
Appreciate CleanTechnica’s originality and cleantech news coverage? Consider becoming a CleanTechnica Member, Supporter, Technician, or Ambassador — or a patron on Patreon.
 

Don't want to miss a cleantech story? Sign up for daily news updates from CleanTechnica on email. Or follow us on Google News!
 

Have a tip for CleanTechnica, want to advertise, or want to suggest a guest for our CleanTech Talk podcast? Contact us here.
Advertisement
 
Written By

is an EV and alternative fuel enthusiast who has been writing about technology since 2003.

Comments

You May Also Like

Cars

How have the two Tesla Master Plans held up to time and tech advances? What should be in a Tesla Master Plan 3?

Batteries

In Tesla’s 2nd quarter report released a few hours ago, the company provided an update on vehicle delivery growth, rooftop solar installation growth, Supercharger...

Batteries

Mining bitcoin is often pretty bad for the environment due to coal being the primary power source, and another key source is natural gas....

Batteries

Tesla’s giant solar and energy facility near Las Vegas will power 60,000 homes with its 528,084 solar panels and 90 MW/360 MWh Tesla Megapack....

Copyright © 2021 CleanTechnica. The content produced by this site is for entertainment purposes only. Opinions and comments published on this site may not be sanctioned by and do not necessarily represent the views of CleanTechnica, its owners, sponsors, affiliates, or subsidiaries.