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Solar: Atlantic City, NJ

Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for New Jersey to help residents and businesses determine if a solar installation is a viable and cost-effective solution. Atlantic City received a score of 26 which is slightly lower than the average New Jersey score of 30. Being on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City experiences more clouds than the rest of New Jersey on average. There are also slightly less viable rooftops for solar installation. In order to be viable, a rooftop must be large enough to hold solar panels and be unobstructed from direct sunlight. For more information on Atlantic City's solar score or to get a solar quote, see the graph below.

Solar Score for Atlantic City, NJ

Atlantic City, NJ Solar Score: 56

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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