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Solar: Rockford, IL

Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for Rockford, IL 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. Rockford is located on the northern border of IL. This region doesn't get as much sunlight as the southern region of IL. On average, Rockford residents get 4-4.5 kWh of sunlight per square mile per day which is on par with the national average. An estimated 70% of Rockford homes and businesses could fit solar panels on their rooftops and are unobstructed from direct sunlight. If all of Rockford's solar potential was used, it would save 975K metric tons of carbon emissions. Overall, the region is viable and cost-effective for solar installations. See more information on the solar score below and fill out a solar quote.

Solar Score for Rockford, IL

Rockford, IL Solar Score: 37

Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for Rockford, IL residents and businesses of 37. 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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