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Solar: Baltimore, MD

Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for Baltimore 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 based on the Baltimore region. Baltimore is slightly less solar viable compared to the rest of the state with a score of 27. Only an estimated 69% of rooftops in Baltimore are solar viable. This is because rooftops are slightly more obstructed in the city due to large buildings. Also, roofs are slightly smaller in the city compared to the rest of the state. Baltimore receives slightly less amount of direct sunlight than the national average. All of these factors combine to make a residential or commercial solar installation viable for the majority of Baltimore. However, you should fill out a solar quote for a more detailed analysis.

Solar Score for Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD Solar Score: 42

Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for Baltimore, MD residents and businesses of 27. 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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