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Georgia Power Advanced
Solar Initiative

Small and Medium Scale Solar Programs

2014 ASI Information

Approved by the Georgia Public Service Commission in November of 2012, the Small and Medium Scale programs of the Georgia Power Advanced Solar Initiative (GPASI) are seeking to contract with at least 45 MW of solar capacity in 2014, with a target allocation of 11 MW and 34 MW respectively in each program. The Small Scale option, designed with residential and small commercial customers in mind, is for projects up to 100 kW of nameplate capacity. The Medium Scale option is for projects 101 kW up to 1 MW. Unused capacity from 2013 will be contracted in 2014 with preference given to projects on existing Georgia Power customer premises.*

*See ASI FAQs, “What does Georgia Power customer premises mean?”

Timeline for the 2014 Small and Medium Scale Program

  • 2013 feedback survey opened – Nov. 25, 2013

  • In-person feedback meeting with PSC staff – Dec. 4, 2013

  • 2013 feedback survey concluded - Dec. 6, 2013

  • Georgia Power files program modifications with GPSC – Jan. 31, 2014

  • PSC approval projected – Feb. 18, 2014

  • Participants' Conference – March 19, 2014

  • Application process begins – Wednesday, March 26, 2014

  • Application process closes – Friday, April 4, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. EST

  • Lottery conducted by PowerClerk – No later than May 2, 2014

  • Small and Medium Scale Solar Service Agreements contract execution begins – May 2014

For more program-specific questions, please visit our GPASI FAQs or email G2GPASI@southernco.com.  

GPASI Utility Scale Offering

For more information on the utility scale RFP and associated timeline, please visit the Independent Monitor's website.

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Did you know?

Georgia Power recently completed the second phase of a three-phase solar project in Murray County, Ga., for Dalton Utilities through a 25-year power purchase agreement. Read more about solar projects in Georgia.

*Georgia Power purchases only the energy output from some of the renewable generating facilities discussed herein. The specification of sole ownership of Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) and their environmental attributes are outlined contractually in the respective power purchase agreements for each renewable generating facility.

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