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First Solar To Build 200 Megawatt Solar Project In Georgia, The Largest In Southeast US

Leading American solar manufacturer First Solar has announced this week it will proceed with the development and construction of a 200 megawatt solar farm in Twiggs County, Georgia, which was first awarded to the company as part of a 525 megawatt Request for Proposals by Georgia Power’s Renewable Energy Development Initiative, or REDI.

Back in early 2016, Southern Company subsidiary Georgia Power requested approval from Georgia regulators to procure 525 megawatts (MW) worth of renewable energy through its REDI program. The project is being developed under a Power Purchase Agreement with Georgia Power, which will acquire the electricity and renewable energy attributes of the project.

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