Solar: Worcester, MA
Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for Worcester, MA to help residents and businesses determine if a solar installation is a viable and cost-effective solution. The solar score is developed using a combination of different factors for the region. Worcester is slightly more viable for a solar installation that the rest of the state of MA. An estimated 74% of rooftops in Worcester are large enough for a solar panel installation and are not blocked from direct sunlight by buildings and trees. The Worcester area receives 4-4.5 kWh of direct sunlight per square mile per day which is slightly below the national average. There is an estimated 544 mW of solar capacity in the Worcester area and if all of that capacity was used it would save 270K metric tons of carbon emissions. For more information or to get a solar quote, see the graph below.
Solar Score for Worcester, MA
Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for Worcester, MA residents and businesses of 29. 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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