Is solar worth it in Cleveland, Ohio?

Your Thoughts on this?

The standard answer is “It depends”.

How much solar input:
Look at PVWatts Calculator for Cleveland and you get about 4.48 kWh/m^2/day. A low of 1.82 in December and a high of 6.82 in June.

The cost of electricity and if you have Net metering. Will your electric utility pay you full retail for your excess generation? An exercise for you.
From PV watts, a 10 kW system will generate about 12,940 kWh a year. At 11.4 cents a kWh, it is $1,473.

For a full economic analysis use this:
The software is pretty complex but gives you the complete answer.
To run you will need LOTS of data.

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Thanks for your feedback @xetdog . This is quite useful.
Moreover I was also researching on PVwatts calculator and Solar Panels at good rates. I get to find quite a good website in Cleveland. Their rates are quite good compared to others.

If anyone here of my viewers or commenters want to know about that I am also attaching their link as well.

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