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Solar: Lansing, MI 48906

Compare Electricity has taken a number of different factors for the Lansing region and developed a solar score of 24. This score is to help residents and businesses in Lansing determine if a solar energy installation is a viable and cost-effective solution. Lansing is located in the center of the lower peninsula of Michigan and received 4.0 kWh of direct sunlight per square foot per day. This is slightly less sunlight than the national average but still viable for a solar installation. Only an estimated 61% of rooftops are viable for a solar installation. This is due to a smaller average size rooftop than the rest of the state. Overall, the region is still viable for a solar installation but business and residents should fill out a solar quote to assess their own situation.

Solar Score for Lansing, MI 48906

Lansing, MI Solar Score: 46

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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