More in News, Manufacturing, Modules, Power Plants, Projects, Markets & Finance, Companies, Financial & Legal, Americas Tesla is aiming for the luxury residential market and RGS the mainstream conventional shingled home market. Image: Tesla Dual function residential roof tiles or shingles that incorporate solar PV (photovoltaic) cells into an integrated PV system for new build and retrofit homes have already received the ‘hype’ from Tesla’s Elon Musk but a new kid on the blog is set to go head to head with Tesla for this niche US market both from a manufacturing and installation perspective.   The hype surrounding Tesla’s solar roof system seems to be very much US-centric, not least because the product may take many years to travel across the Atlantic and gain a foothold in Europe, or Tesla may simply not bother as solar roof tile technology from a number of European companies has been around many years in Europe and remains a cool but niche product.  PV Tech recently highlighted that Tesla’s solar roof tile product offering was still undergoing design iterations ahead of a volume manufacturing ramp at its Gigafactory 2 facility in Buffalo, New York state. Having had fa...