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Solar: Newport, RI

Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for Newport to help residents make an informed decision on whether a solar energy installation is right for them. The solar score is based on a number of factors for the area that should all be considered when considering solar installation. Newport, RI received a solar score of 29, slightly better than the Rhode Island state average. Newport receives 4-4.5 kWh of direct sunlight per square mile per day. This is on par with the average amount of sunlight the rest of RI receives. Newport residents and businesses have slightly large rooftops on average making them able to hold larger solar capacity. an estimated 72% of Newport residents and businesses have rooftops viable for a solar installation. For more information, see the Newport solar score below.

Solar Score for Newport, RI

Newport, RI Solar Score: 29

Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for Newport, RI residents and businesses of 29/100. 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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