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Solar: Champaign, IL

Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for Champaign, IL to help residents and businesses determine if a solar installation is a viable and cost-effective solution. The solar score is determined by using a variety of factors and research of the Champagne region. The Champaign area receives around 4.5-5 kWh of direct sunlight per square mile per day which is slightly above the national average. Only an estimated 67% of the rooftops in the region are viable for solar installation. While the average rooftop is large enough for solar installation, there are many trees and buildings in the area that could partially block sunlight. With the amount of direct sunlight the area receives, most Champaign residents and businesses are viable for solar installation. Make sure you fill out a solar quote below for details on your exact locations.

Solar Score for Champaign, IL

Champaign, IL Solar Score: 53

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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