27 Sep '12, 6pm

Georgia Power Proposes Largest Solar PV Initiative In State History

Georgia Power Proposes Largest Solar PV Initiative In State History

Georgia historically has lagged behind many other U.S. states in deploying significant amounts of solar power due to limited incentives and a lack of a renewable portfolio standard. But a new solar initiative just introduced by the state's largest utility, Georgia Power, is expected to deliver a major boost. The utility has filed the Georgia Power Advanced Solar Initiative (GPASI) with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC). If approved by the PSC, the initiative would create the largest voluntarily developed solar portfolio from an investor-owned utility, according to Georgia Power. Through GPASI, Georgia Power would acquire 210 MW of additional solar capacity through long-term contracts over a three-year period. "We believe the Georgia Power Advanced Solar Initiative will encourage new opportunities for solar development in our state and catapult us to the forefront...

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