Georgia Power’s Proposed Solar Tax: What’s at Stake

Georgia Power Company has proposed a fee for customers who install solar panels, adding approximately $22 a month to those customers’ bills.  The proposed tax specifically targets customers who install and use solar panels after January 1, 2014 to offset their electricity consumption at their homes, businesses, and farms. It does not apply to customers participating in Georgia Power’s Advanced Solar Initiative (ASI) program, who are selling all their solar energy to the utility rather than using it themselves.

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