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Georgia Solar

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Data Current Through:
Q1 2020
Solar Installed (MW):
2,659.01
National Ranking:
9th (5th in 2019)
Enough Solar Installed to Power:
304,759 homes
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
1.91%
Solar Jobs:
4,798
Solar Companies in State:
196 (44 Manufacturers, 72 Installers/Developers, 80 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State:
$3,186.48 million
Prices have fallen
40% over the last 5 years
Growth Projection and Ranking:
1,766 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 11th)
Number Of Installations:
1,901
Georgia

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Notable Installations in Georgia

  • 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.5
  • 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 Wentworth6
  • 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.7

Check out our Major Solar Projects List for more notable installations.

Solar Companies in Georgia 

Looking for a local installer? Use SolarReviews to get company reviews and estimates for solar in your area. You can also view the average costs for installing solar in Georgia, based on real price data from installed systems and solar quotes.

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If you're looking for information about local solar companies, check out EnergySage's list of solar companies in Georgia, where you can check out information about each company and see real customer reviews.

Georgia State Solar Policy Resources

Official SEIA State Affiliate: Georgia Solar Energy Industries Association (GaSEIA)

DSIRE Incentives Database Georgia - Search a public clearinghouse for specific solar energy incentives in Georgia and across the United States

Georgia State Legislature - Track pending legislation affecting solar energy, locate and contact individual legislators, and stay up to date on current legislative issues in Georgia

Georgia Energy Policy - Find a wide variety of information on state government energy programs, policy, projects, energy-saving strategies and energy-related statistics

Georgia Tech University - Read about the innovative solar technology research taking place at Georgia Tech

Georgia Solar Panels Overview - Learn about the history of solar policy in Georgia, along with up-to-date pricing information on EnergySage

Solar Panel Cost in Georgia - Learn about the history of solar policy in Georgia, along with up-to-date pricing information on EnergySage

Solar Rebates & Incentives in Georgia - Check out EnergySage's list of key solar incentives in Georgia to see what programs you can benefit from

U.S. Energy Information Administration - Georgia State Profile - Explore official energy statistics, including data on electricity supply and demand, from the U.S. government

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