26 Sep '12, 10pm

From @RhoneResch: @GeorgiaPower takes first step in realizing #Georgia’s vast potential for #solar energy

WASHINGTON, DC – Georgia Power Company today proposed an initiative to create one of the largest voluntarily-developed solar portfolios by an investor-owned utility in the U.S. The Georgia Power Advanced Solar Initiative (GPASI) would add 210 megawatts (MW) of additional solar capacity to Georgia Power’s portfolio through 2015. The completed 210MW of solar electric capacity would be enough to power nearly 20,000 average Georgia households. To meet the 210 MW target, Georgia Power would purchase 60 MW annually for three years with projects ranging in size from one to 20 megawatts, which applies to very large commercial or utility-scale projects. The other 10 MW would be met through a distributed-scale program for residential and commercial projects. Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association, issued the following statement in response to the a...

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