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Solar: Detroit, MI 48264

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 48264

Detroit, MI Solar Score: 0

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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