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
The Solar Score represents how good of a candidate you are for a home solar installation. We take into account a combination of factors specific to your area. Using these factors, we can determine how long it would take for a home solar installation to pay for itself. has received a solar score of . Below is a description for each area of the 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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