Georgia Power

Of note, the State of Georgia does not have a renewable energy mandate.

The largest electric utility company in Georgia plans to shift away from coal power and ramp up the use of renewables and natural gas as part of its transition to cleaner and more economical sources of energy.

In a filing with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) this week, Georgia Power revealed proposed plans to shut down its remaining coal-fired power plants by no later than 2035, as coal-fired generation continues to be less economically viable, and double its renewable and solar energy generation.

Georgia Power has also requested approval to own and operate a 1,000 MW energy storage facility to reliably power homes with solar power during peak hours when the sun isn’t out.…