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Solar: New Haven, CT

Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for New Haven, CT to assist residents and businesses in determining if a solar installation is a viable option. The solar score is based on a combination of many different factors for the New Haven region. An estimated 69% of New Haven homes are viable for a solar installation on their roofs. This is below the national average of 72%. In order to be viable, a roof must be able to hold a minimum of 2kW of solar panels and be unobstructed from the sun. New Haven receives slightly less direct sunlight than the national average. This is due to a thick marine layer of clouds the area receives. Overall, a solar installation of New Haven is still viable but residents and businesses should get their own solar quote for more information.

Solar Score for New Haven, CT

New Haven, CT Solar Score: 51

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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