Solar Brings Prosperity to Georgia's Counties, Towns and Cities

  • Solar helps:
    • Homeowners manage their energy bills.
    • Businesses reduce the impact of energy costs.
    • Farmers get their crops and products profitably to market.
    • Offers many landowners throughout the state a new option for productivity.

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Investment creation 

  • Added together, Georgia’s solar market contributed a total of $947 million that spread into communities statewide.

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2015 Southface Survey data can be viewed here.

 Community support

  • Communities throughout Georgia have embraced solar energy with enthusiasm.
  • Many South Georgia communities now host large solar farms that generate enough power to operate hundreds of thousands of homes
  • In a 2013 poll, more than three-quarters of Georgia voters said they support the expansion of renewable energy resources, such as solar.

Click here for a map of Solar Installations across GA.

Tybee Island

Georgia’s coastal Tybee Island was the first community in the Southeast to conduct a successful “Solarize” program to help its citizens purchase solar for their homes at the lowest possible cost.

Here is Tybee's story :



Mitchell County

Rural Mitchell County in South Georgia hosts one of Georgia’s first utility scale solar developments. Skeptical at first of this evolving technology, county officials have come to embrace their solar project – the third-largest economic investment in county history – as one of its proudest features. Here is the Mitchell County story: