Solar: Newark, 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. The solar score is based on a combination of many different factors. Newark received a solar score of 34 which is slightly better than the state's average of 30. Even though there are many tall buildings in Newark, 74% of rooftops are unobstructed from direct sunlight. This is higher than the state's average of 72%. Also, Newark is located in southern NJ which averages more direct sunlight per day than northern NJ. Overall, a solar installation is typically a viable option for Newark residents and businesses. Learn more about the solar score below and fill out a solar quote.
Solar Score for Newark, NJ
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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