By Simon Alvarez
Tesla products like the company’s electric vehicles are not just known for their sleek looks and bleeding-edge tech — they are also known for their durability. This is one of the reasons why Tesla’s cars like the Model 3 and Model Y have protected occupants from otherwise serious accidents for years.
But if recent photos of the aftermath of Hurricane Ian are any indication, it appears that Tesla’s Energy products like the Solar Roof and Powerwall are built with the exact same specifications. This was hinted at recently in a social media post from Florida-based Kelly Roofing, one of the top roofing contractors in the market.
As shared by the roofing company on its Twitter account, Tesla’s Solar Roof tiles managed to stand up to Hurricane Ian’s 155 mph winds and 10-foot storm surge. An image shared of the home showed that while some parts of the roof may need maintenance, Hurricane Ian’s brutal winds and rain failed to rip off the Solar Roof tiles from the home.
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