Solar Easements

In determining that the use of solar energy “can help reduce the nation’s reliance upon imported fuels,” Georgia encourages the development of solar-energy systems. Accordingly, under Georgia’s Solar Easements Act of 1978, easements may be established to allow owners of solar-energy systems to negotiate for assurance of continued access to sunlight. Any easement must be created in writing and is subject to the same requirements as all other legal easements. The easement must contain: A description of the airspace affected by the easement Any terms and/or conditions under which the…

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential… More

Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Thermal Process Heat, Solar Photovoltaics

 

Net Metering

Note: On May 12, 2015 Georgia’s governor signed House Bill 57 which allows residential and commercial customers to enter into third party financing deals for solar systems.

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential… More

Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Fuel Cells using Non-Renewable Fuels, Wind (Small), Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels

 

Interconnection Guidelines

Interconnected customers must comply with all relevant national standards, including those established by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), Underwriters Laboratories (U…

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential… More

Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Fuel Cells using Non-Renewable Fuels, Wind (Small), Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels

 

TVA- Green Power Providers

Note: Enrollment for 2015 was conducted from January 26th to February 13th.

Eligibility: Commercial, Local Government, Nonprofit, Residential, State Government… More

Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Biomass, Wind (Small), Hydroelectric (Small)

 

Jackson EMC- Right Choice Sun Power Rebate Program

Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (Jackson EMC), which serves over 185,000 residential customers, offers rebates to those customers who install photovoltaic (PV) systems or solar water…

Eligibility: Residential

Savings Category: Solar Water Heat, Solar Photovoltaics

 

Central Georgia EMC- Photovoltaic Rebate Program

In June 2008, Central Georgia Electric Membership Corporation (CGEMC) began offering a rebate of $450 per kilowatt (kW) to residential members who install photovoltaic (PV) systems that are…

Eligibility: Residential

Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics

 

GreyStone Power- Photovoltaic Rebate Program

GreyStone Power, an electricity cooperative in Georgia, offers a rebate for solar photovoltaic (PV) systems to members. The one-time rebate is offered for PV installations that are interconnected…

Eligibility: Residential

Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics

 

Georgia Power- Solar Buyback Program

Georgia Power, the state’s largest utility, has established a green power program, that allows the company to purchase limited solar generation at a premium price based on other customers volunta…

Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Residential

Savings Category: Solar Photovoltaics

 

Source: U.S. Department of Energy