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Solar: Syracuse, NY

Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for New York 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. Syracuse received a solar score of 20 which is slightly lower than the New York state average of 24. Syracuse is located in upstate NY, an area that typically sees less direct sunlight than the rest of the state. Also, an estimated 65% of homes and businesses are viable for a solar installation. This is less than the state average of 71%. The average rooftop is 388 sqft which is also less than the state average of 412 sqft. This means that less solar capacity can be installed in Syracuse. For more information on Syracuse's solar energy potential, see their solar score below and get a solar quote.

Solar Score for Syracuse, NY

Syracuse, NY Solar Score: 36

Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for Syracuse, NY residents and businesses of 20/100. The score is based on on a combination of factors including how much sun the area receives, roof space and obstacles that may obstruct the sun, electricity generation needed to be cost-effective, and more. Here is a description of each section of the solar score 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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At Compare Electricity, we are dedicated to bringing you all the latest videos to keep you informed about the Syracuse energy usage and trends. Here is the latest video of the NY energy Usage. New Yorkers consume a lot of energy. In fact, they are a top 10 energy consuming state in the US. However, New Yorkers are also very energy efficient coming in are the lowest energy consuming state per capita. To learn more amount New York's energy consumption, check out the video below.


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