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Solar: Connecticut

Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for Connecticut to help residents and businesses determine if a solar installation is a viable and cost-effective solution. The solar score is based on a combination of many different factors. An estimated 67% of homes in Connecticut are viable for solar installation. This means that the roofs are exposed to the sun and are unobstructed. Connecticut receives 4.5-5 kWh of sunlight per square mile per day on average which is slightly below the national average. The average roof in Connecticut could fit 6.2 kW of solar panels. Assuming each panel is capable of 250 watts, that would be an average of 7.1K kWh of electricity generation per year. For more information on the solar score for Connecticut, see the graph below.

Solar Score for Connecticut

Connecticut Solar Score: 42

Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for Connecticut residents and businesses of 28. This score is based on on a combination of factors including how much sun the area receives, roof space and obstacles that may obstruct the sun, electricity generation needed to be cost-effective, and more. Here is a description of each section of the solar score graph:

    • Red = “Not Viable” meaning a solar installation would not be cost-effective.
    • Yellow = “Viable” meaning a solar installation would pay for itself over time.
    • Green = “Very Viable” meaning a solar installation would pay for itself quickly and has large savings potential.

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