Solar is Working in Nova Scotia

There are over 1,350 solar electricity installations in Nova Scotia.

Solar is Working in Nova Scotia

There are over 1,350 solar electricity installations in Nova Scotia.

Nov 24, 2020

25%

6

KWH

$1

SAVED

Nov 25, 2020

13%

4

KWH

$1

SAVED

Nov 26, 2020 

14%

4

KWH

$1

SAVED

Solar day percentage (%) where 100% is the best solar day ever recorded in that month.

Estimated solar electricity production (kWh) and dollar value of electricity ($) per average home in Nova Scotia.

Data last updated: 2020-11-27 03:15:11 AST Click here to see how we arrived at these numbers.

A Snapshot of Solar Activity Across the Province

In Nova Scotia, solar performance varies by only about 7% from one end of the province to the other.* On average, solar PV systems produce 1100 to 1200 kWh per kW per year in our surprisingly sunny** province.

*Solar Nova Scotia Productivity Report       **Global Solar Atlas

In Nova Scotia, solar performance varies by only about 7% from one end of the province to the other.* On average, solar PV systems produce 1100 to 1200 kWh per kW per year in our surprisingly sunny** province.

On the map below, hover over each county to see how many systems are installed and how many are registered with solardatans.ca.

*Solar Nova Scotia Productivity Report      **Global Solar Atlas 

ANNAPOLIS

58 systems installed
0 registered

ANTIGONISH

72 systems installed
27 registered

CAPE BRETON

72 systems installed
29 registered

COLCHESTER

54 systems installed
4 registered

CUMBERLAND

18 systems installed
2 registered

DIGBY

22 systems installed
1 registered

GUYSBOROUGH

5 systems installed
1 registered

HALIFAX

634 systems installed
217 registered

HANTS

46 systems installed
7 registered

INVERNESS

32 systems installed
20 registered

KINGS

159 systems installed
3 registered

LUNENBURG

81 systems installed
7 registered

PICTOU

39 systems installed
1 registered

QUEENS

10 systems installed
0 registered

RICHMOND

34 systems installed
20 registered

SHELBURNE

12 systems installed
1 registered

VICTORIA

6 systems installed
1 registered

YARMOUTH

17 systems installed
4 registered

Number of Installations by County

Annapolis

We have 0/58 systems registered

Antigonish

We have 27/72 systems registered

Cape Breton

We have 29/72 systems registered

Colchester

We have 4/54 systems registered

Cumberland

We have 2/18 systems registered

Digby

We have 1/22 systems registered

Guysborough

We have 1/5 systems registered

Halifax

We have 217/634 systems registered

Hants

We have 7/46 systems registered

Inverness

We have 20/32 systems registered

Kings

We have 3/159 systems registered

Lunenburg

We have 7/81 systems registered

Pictou

We have 1/39 systems registered

Queens

We have 0/10 systems registered

Richmond

We have 20/34 systems registered

Shelburne

We have 1/12 systems registered

Victoria

We have 1/6 systems registered

Yarmouth

We have 4/17 systems registered

Annually, solar in Nova Scotia saves the equivalent of

8,484 tonnes of CO2

The carbon captured by planting 853,501 trees

33,387,643 km driven by an average Canadian vehicle

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About This Site

Want to know more about who we are and this project?

Data

Find out where our data comes from and how you can participate.