Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for Texas 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. Texas is the 2nd largest state in the US making a universal score for all residents difficult. Western Texas gets more sunlight throughout the day the eastern Texas. An estimated 85% of Texas household is viable for solar installation and have no obstructions. Texas residents have larger roofs on average than the rest of the country with the average Texas roof able to hold 9.4 kW of solar panels. If all the available solar installations were implemented in Texas they would save 56.8 million metric tons of carbon emissions. For more information, see the Texas solar score below.
Solar Score for Texas
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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