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
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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