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Solar: Trenton, 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. Trenton received a score of 27 which is slightly lower than the state average of 30. An estimated 45% of Trenton rooftops are large enough to fit a solar installation and are unobstructed from direct sunlight. With the number of buildings in Trenton, more rooftops are obstructed from the sun at a certain time of day. Also, Trenton receives 4-4.5 kWh of direct sunlight per square mile per day which is slightly lower than the national average. A solar installation may still be viable for Trenton residents and business. Fill out a solar quote below for more information.

Solar Score for Trenton, NJ

Trenton, NJ Solar Score: 52

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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