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Solar Energy

You've come to the right place to learn
more about how solar energy works.

Georgia Power is your source for solar energy information. To help meet our customers' growing electricity needs, Georgia Power supports using reliable, cost-effective, renewable energy sources that work best in our state.

In 3 easy steps you can decide if solar is right for you:

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Learn How Solar Energy Works

Solar energy is power that is harnessed from the sun. This energy can be used as a power source ("solar electric") or as a heat source ("solar thermal").
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See if Solar Energy Is Right for You

There are a lot of good reasons to consider solar energy: it's a clean, renewable energy source that is great for the environment. Find out if you are a good candidate for solar.
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Get Ready for Solar

Take These Next Steps: Estimate costs and savings, find installers, or contact a Georgia Power solar expert for more information.
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More About Solar

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Georgia Power Solar Projects

Georgia Power has launched several projects to research solar energy and increase the use of solar energy in Georgia.
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Support Solar Energy

You can support solar energy even if you do not install it at your home. Join a growing community of Georgians who support our environment and sign up for Green Energy.

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Additional Solar Resources

Access Georgia Power's list of helpful websites offering useful information about solar energy.
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Solar FAQs

Get answers to frequently asked questions about solar energy, installation and other topics.
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Advanced Solar Initiative

Growing the nation's largest voluntary solar portfolio. Read about Georgia Power's Advanced Solar Initiative.

We're Here to Help

Georgia Power has Solar Energy Experts who can help you learn if solar energy is right for you. Please call

Lottery Winners

The lottery winners for small- and medium-scale solar installations have been selected.

View the 2013 Rollover Results

View the 2014 Lottery Results

View the 2014 Medium-Scale Wait List

View the 2014 Small-Scale Wait List

How Much Was Produced Today?

See the daily output of
our seven-panel demonstration project atop Georgia Power's headquarters roof in Atlanta.

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