Find out how much you can save by going solar in Georgia.
Georgiais investing $79 million to install solar on homes and businesses. Georgia has very strong solar potential. State law has made it illegal for Georgia residents to participate in power purchase agreements, a financing mechanism that has been crucial to the growth of the solar industry in other states.
Solar Installed: 1,477.6 MW (1,067.2 MW in 2016)1
National Ranking: 8th (3rd in 2016)
State Homes Powered by Solar: 167,000
Percentage of State’s Electricity from Solar: 2
Solar Jobs and Ranking: 3,924 (16th in 2016)3
Solar Companies in State: 236 companies total; 48 Manufacturers, 98 Installers/Developers, 80 Others4
Total Solar Investment in State: $2,017.60 million ($1,243.16 million in 2016)
Price Declines: 64% over last 5 years
Growth Projections and Ranking: 2,256 MW over next 5 years (ranks 12th)
Butler Solar Project 103 was completed in 2016. This photovoltaic project has the capacity to generate 103 MW of electricity — enough to power over 11,656 Georgia homes.
Several large retailers in Georgia have gone solar including Anheuser-Busch, General Growth Properties and IKEA. IKEA has installed one of the largest such installations with 1 MW of solar capacity at their location in Port Wentworth.
At 20 MW, Butler Solar Farm 20 in Butler is among the largest solar installations in Georgia. Completed in 2015, this photovoltaic project has enough electric capacity to power more than 2,263 homes.
There are so many reasons that solar is becoming an energy option of choice for financially and environmentally savvy consumers and commercial enterprises. Other benefits to consider:
- Reduced electric costs
- Higher resale value for properties
- Investment with guaranteed rate of return that increases as the cost of living goes up
- Guilt free use of electricity for greater comfort, efficiency and convenience
- Contributing to a cleaner, healthier planet.
Going Solar In Georgia Is As Easy As 1 2 3:
Talk to Our Solar Consultant
Review Your Custom Solar Design.
We Install Your Solar System.
Connecting Your Solar System To The Grid
Enjoy Your Lifetime Savings.