Solar energy systems are wired behind a customer’s Georgia Power meter when they are planning to offset their usage from the grid. Our goal is to provide you with information to help you make an informed decision on whether or not solar is a good option for you and the next steps if you decide to move forward with an installation.
Solar panels are typically mounted on the rooftop but can also be ground mounted. The panels harness energy from the sun and converts it into usable power in your business.
Once you have contracted with a solar developer to install your solar system, an application will need to be placed using our online PowerClerk system. Most contractors will place the application on behalf of the customer.
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Neither Georgia Power nor the State of Georgia currently offer any incentives or rebates for residential solar installations. However, there is a 30% federal investment tax credit available for businesses with tax liabilities. Nonprofit organizations may also be able to take advantage of a 30% direct pay option. We recommend speaking with an accountant or CPA to ensure you can take advantage of the incentive when you file your taxes the next year. For more information, please visit the EnergyStar website.
System installation costs vary based on the size of your business, available mounting roof space, complexity of the roof design and budget. The amount of energy produced is based on several factors such as: tilt angle, orientation, and shading conditions. The average price is ~$3.00/watt. Larger installations (1 megawatt+) may indicate lower price points.
Feel free to contact us with any general questions you may have in regards to the launch of our new solar programs