Last week, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) ranked Georgia as the number seven state in the country for 2020 solar installations, the fourth year in a row the state placed in the top 10. Of all those installations, 93 percent of them were Georgia Power.
The Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) recently gave the okay for nearly 1,000-megawatts of new solar power and Georgia Power is planning on having 5,400-megawatts of renewable energy resources in its portfolio by 2025. That would represent nearly a quarter of the company’s generation mix. At this point, Georgia Power has one of the largest voluntary renewable portfolios in the country – meaning the PSC is not requiring it but the utility is building it on their own.
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