Statement from Julia Hamm, SEPA President and CEO,Regarding Georgia Power Advanced Solar Initiative. Washington, D.C. â€“ late last Month Georgia Power filed a new solar initiative — the Georgia Power AdvancedÂ Solar Initiative (â€œGPASIâ€) — with the Georgia Public Service Commission. Through GPASI, Georgia PowerÂ would acquire 210 megawatts (MW) of new solar capacity through long-term contracts [...]
Georgia Power and Atlanta-based Solar Design & Development (SD&D) have collaborated to develop and install around the state a series of solar projects totaling 19 megawatts (MW) – Georgia Power’s first retail utility-scale solar power development. When complete, the projects will more than double Georgia’s solar production. The 19 MW of solar capacity, part of [...]
According to a new report, ratepayers in Florida and Georgia would be better served by investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy resources, rather than building new nuclear reactors in those states. The report, â€œBig Risks, Better Alternatives,â€ (PDF) was released today by Synapse Energy Economics, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based consulting and research firm. The report, [...]
National Solar Power this week Â announced the names of seven communities in the southeast U.S. that are in serious contention to be the one chosen by the company as the site for the construction and operation of the worldâ€™s largest solar farm. The finalistsâ€™ list of communities includes four in Florida, two in Georgia and [...]
Â The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will present information during the National Academy of Sciencesâ€™ (NAS) third committee meeting of the NRC-sponsored study, “Analysis of Cancer Risks in Populations Near Nuclear Facilities: Phase 1.” The meetingâ€™s public session will occur on May 23 at the Renaissance Concourse Atlanta Airport Hotel, One Hartsfield Centre Parkway in Atlanta.
ATLANTA. – Georgia Power recently acquired a series of solar projects of up to 1 megawatt (MW) in Murray County, Ga., co-developed by United Renewable Energy LLC and Mack Creek Energy LLC. Georgia Power will sell the output from the facility to Dalton Utilities.