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Solar: Springfield, MA

Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for Massachusetts 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. Springfield's solar score is slightly below the state's solar score. Only an estimated 58% of rooftops are viable for solar installation in the area. In order to be viable, a roof must be able to hold 2kW of solar panels and be unobstructed from direct sunlight. Located in the western part of MA, Springfield doesn't receive as much sunlight as the rest of the state. They average 3.5-4 kWh of direct sunlight per square mile per day. These factors combined make a solar installation potentially viable but residents and businesses should get a solar quote to address their specific situation. For more information and to fill out a solar quote, see the solar score below.

Solar Score for Springfield, MA

Springfield, MA Solar Score: 49

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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