Atlanta’s Georgia Power Plans to add 100MW of Solar Power Production

The plan to increase the renewable energy capacity falls under Georgia Power Renewable Energy Development Initiative.

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Atlanta’s Georgia Power is aiming to add to its renewable energy portfolio another production capacity of 100 MW solar power.

The Atlanta’s Journal Constitution stated that the company is looking for the solar energy facilities interested to sell stakes of production centers to Georgia Power. It is also seeking contracts with the industry players for supplying solar power to their customers at a fixed rate for 5 to 35 years.

Director of Renewable Development, Georgia Power, Wilson Mallard, “The company will review proposals that provide the best value to customers, with winning facilities beginning their contracts in November.”

The plan to increase the renewable energy capacity falls under company’s Renewable Energy Development Initiative.

The company according to state reports had infused around 4,000 jobs through the solar industry which was on the decline for other sectors.

It is also the world’s leading electric utility headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia of U.S. which is responsible for a considerable energy production capacity and employment of around 7,000 employees in the state.

Source: U.S. News

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