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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

Worcester, MA Solar Score: 50

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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