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Solar: El Paso, TX

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. El Paso received one of the highest solar scores in the nation at 93. This is because the El Paso region receives more direct sunlight than most of the country. Also, an estimated 90% of El Paso homes and businesses have a rooftop large enough to fit a solar panel installation and is unobstructed from the sun. If all this solar capacity was used, the El Paso region would save 1.7M metric tons of carbon emissions. For more information or for a solar quote, see the solar score below.

Solar Score for El Paso, TX

El Paso, TX Solar Score: 92

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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