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Solar: Harrisburg, PA

Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for Harrisburg 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. Harrisburg has a solar score of 38 which is much higher than the state average of 24. The main reason Harrisburg has a better solar score than the Pennsylvania average is where its located. The southern region of PA receives more sun on average than the rest of the state. An estimated 65% of Harrisburg residents and businesses have rooftops that can hold a solar installation and are unobstructed from the sun. This makes Harrisburg a viable place for a solar installation. For more information or for a solar quote, see the solar score below.

Solar Score for Harrisburg, PA

Harrisburg, PA 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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