ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SolAmerica Energy, LLC of Atlanta and Citizens Energy Corporation of Boston today announced the completion of four solar projects totaling 5.1 MW in various locations in the state of Georgia. The projects are part of the Georgia Power Advanced Solar Initiative pursuant to which Georgia Power will purchase power generated from the projects under a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement.
The completed projects include the following:
- Taylor County Industrial Park in Butler, GA: 1.8 MW Ground Mount
- Cook County Farm in Lenox, GA: 1.3 MW Ground Mount
- Terrell County Industrial Park in Dawson, GA: 1 MW Ground Mount
- Goolsby Farm in Sasser, GA: 1 MW Ground Mount
SolAmerica developed and provided turnkey Engineering, Procurement and Construction services for the projects. Citizens Solar, a division of Citizens Energy Corp., financed and will own the four projects as part of a larger portfolio acquired in the state in 2014-2015.
“We are pleased to bring these important projects on-line as part of the 8.1 MW that SolAmerica developed and constructed in 2014-2015 in the state of Georgia,” said R. Stanley Allen, president of SolAmerica. “Citizens is an outstanding partner, and we certainly hope to work with them in Georgia and elsewhere in the future.”
Brian Morrissey, Managing Director of Citizens said, “Georgia is an exciting market for Citizens Energy, and we are proud to work with a talented company like SolAmerica to bring clean, renewable energy to the state. At the same time, our work with SolAmerica allows us to generate revenues used by our non-profit company to help struggling families with their energy needs.”
About SolAmerica Energy
Founded in 2009, SolAmerica Energy, LLC is a leading Developer, EPC, and Operations & Maintenance Provider of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects for commercial, industrial, and government clients. SolAmerica’s core competencies include site assessment, solar finance, system design and engineering, procurement, turnkey installation, testing, system monitoring, and operations and maintenance. With offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Charlotte, NC, SolAmerica has extensive experience delivering high-profile solar projects. For additional information about SolAmerica, visit www.solamericaenergy.com.
About Citizens Energy Corporation
Citizens Energy is a 501(c) 4 non-profit that was founded in 1979. Beginning with oil-trading ventures in Latin America and Africa, Citizens Energy has used revenues from commercial enterprises to channel millions of dollars into charitable programs in the U.S. and abroad. Citizens Energy’s current commercial enterprises focus on renewable energy and transmission development. Citizens Solar is a national developer and owner / operator of distributed, small utility scale generation. For more about Citizens Energy, visit www.citizensenergy.com.