Energy Sources in Texas
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
Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for Texas residents and businesses of 59. 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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