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Solar: Jersey City, NJ

At Compare Electricity, we strive to bring you all the latest news and videos on the New Jersey energy market. Jersey City received a solar score of 34 which is slightly better than the state's average of 30. There are more viable rooftops for solar installation in Jersey City. An estimated 79% of rooftops are viable for a solar installation in Jersey City compared to the state's average of 72%. The average rooftop is slightly larger than the state's average coming in at 458 sq ft. This could potentially allow for more solar panel installation in Jersey City. Overall, the city is viable for solar energy but it is best to fill out a solar quote to assess your specific situation.

Solar Score for Jersey City, NJ

Jersey City, NJ Solar Score: 51

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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