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Georgia Solar

Data Current Through:
Q3 2019
Solar Installed (MW):
National Ranking:
10th (35th in 2018)
Enough Solar Installed to Power:
210,881 homes
Percentage of State's Electricity from Solar:
Solar Jobs:
Solar Companies in State:
304 (62 Manufacturers, 121 Installers/Developers, 121 Others)
Total Solar Investment in State:
$2,275.13 million
Prices have fallen
36% over the last 5 years.
Growth Projection and Ranking:
1,623 MW over the next 5 years (ranks 14th)
Number Of Installations:


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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

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Solar Companies in Georgia 

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Georgia State Policy Resources

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Georgia State Solar Policy Resources

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

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

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

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