Georgia Power to Purchase Solar Energy

Georgia Power has agreed to buy more power from solar equipped homes and businesses as part of its plan to increase the amount of solar power it sells. The Ga. Public Service Commission recommended the change in the utility’s plan. Ga. Power agreed to buy 30 megawatts a year for three years from solar equippedhouses and businesses. It also plans to buy 60 megawatts a year for two years from solar farms. One megawatt can power a department store.