Solar: Detroit, MI
Compare Electricity has taken a number of different factors for the Detroit region and developed a solar score of 17. This score is to help residents and businesses in Detroit determine if a solar energy installation is a viable and cost-effective solution. Overall, the city of Detroit is not viable for a solar installation. This is because this region on Michigan sees less direct sunlight than the Michigan average. Also, only 61% of the rooftops are large enough to hold a solar installation and are unobstructed from trees and buildings. Commercial properties are slightly more viable because of their large rooftops. To see if your property is viable, fill out a solar quote below.
Solar Score for Detroit, MI
Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for Detroit, MI residents and businesses of 17. 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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