Solar Energy

Giving You the Power to Go Solar

The future of solar is bright in Georgia, and Georgia Power is leading the way in making our state a national leader in solar energy. To help meet our customers' growing electricity needs, Georgia Power is committed to using reliable, cost-effective, renewable energy sources that work best in our state. Use the calculator below to determine if solar is right for you.

Ready for Solar?

Whether it's environmental or economic, there's a good reason more people are looking to go solar. If you're interested in installing solar panels at your home or business and don't know where to start, then this section is for you.
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How Solar Energy Works

There are basically two types of solar energy that can be used on a home or business: solar electric and solar thermal. Get a better understanding of how each type works.
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Advanced Solar Initiative

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

Georgia Power Solar Projects

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

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Switch to Smart Usage

Take control of your energy bill with our Smart Usage Rate.

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How Much Was Produced Today?

How Much Was Produced Today?

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

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