SGR was pleased to host the Board of the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA) for its 2-day meeting February 9-10. Steve O’Day was formally elected to the Board. SEEA promotes energy efficiency as a catalyst for economic growth, workforce development and energy security across 11 southeastern states. The Board includes representatives of important southeastern energy companies and institutions, including Duke Energy, Georgia Power, AGL Resources, CenterPoint Energy, Lockheed Martin, Opower, TVA, various providers of services and goods in energy efficiency, and universities including Georgia Tech and the University of North Carolina.
The largest U.S. utility company, Georgia Power, which is owned by the Southern Company, will build three, 30-megawatt solar projects at U.S. army military bases located in Georgia. It is anticipated that the projects, which are scheduled to be completed by the end of 2016 will be constructed at Fort Benning near Columbus, Fort Gordon near Augusta, and Fort Stewart near Savannah. The projects are a part of the company’s plan to have almost 900 megawatts of solar power by 2016 being generated by 500 new projects. For more information on Georgia Power Solar Projects, please contact Steve O’Day.
On Friday, February 21, 2014, Georgia Power filed the revised Request for Proposals (RFP) and Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) documents with the Georgia Public Service Commission (GPSC). The revised documents along with redline versions and a summary of the changes to the documents have been uploaded to the solar purchase website. The revisions to the RFP and PPA were the result of comments provided by interested parties. Comments that were accepted were incorporated in the revised documents. Parties that provided suggested changes that were not accepted by Georgia Power will receive an explanation for the rejection of their suggested revisions…. Read more
The Georgia Power ASI and ASI Prime RFP includes a self-build option for projects that will be offered for sale to and ownership by Georgia Power. The attached document was posted to the website today. Anyone interested in developing a project for sale to Georgia Power should fill out and file the Notice of Intent before the close of business next Monday, January 13. Projects submitted as self-build cannot also be submitted as RFP projects. For more information, contact Steve O’Day.