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Give Me Fob Or Give Me Death! The Saga Of The Tesla Model 3 Phone Key

July 24th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

As a new Tesla Model 3 owner, I have struggled with the bluetooth phone connection that is supposed to serve as the primary key for the car. I shared about this in a post detailing some of my learnings from the first 24 hours with the car and was met with a flurry of comments about the phone key. This article will dive deeper into my phone key situation and add further context from around the interwebs from other Tesla Model 3 owners


Our Tesla Solar Home Update — It Just Gets Better & Better!

June 2nd, 2018 | by Bob Borsh

As I write this on a Tuesday morning, we are just beginning our 5th week of operation of our Tesla solar array + Powerwall setup. I thought it would be a good time to share the operational experiences and learning curves we've gone through to optimize operation and minimize our exposure to grid-supplied power. For anyone who hadn’t read my first article about the Tesla Energy experience, the short version is that we installed an 8.125 kW solar array on a predominantly south-facing roof on our 2800 sq ft colonial located in the woods 6 miles to the west of the village of Woodstock, VT. In addition to the array, we had Tesla Energy install a Powerwall 2 and a dedicated 48 amp vehicle charger



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