SEIA Applauds Decision to Abandon New Solar Fee in Georgia

11/20/13—“Once again, common sense – and overwhelming public support – have prevailed on the side of clean, affordable solar energy.  SEIA applauds the Georgia Public Service Commission and its staff for listening to the concerns of solar homeowners and business owners in Georgia, who would have been socked with an unfair and unwarranted fee on […]

Georgia Power “Solar Tax” defeated: energy competition and property rights prevail in utility rate case

ATLANTA | November 18, 2013—Georgia’s solar energy businesses and consumers won an important victory today when the Georgia Public Service Commission (Commission) made public a new proposed agreement with the state’s monopoly utility, Georgia Power Co.  In the new stipulation, Georgia Power dropped its proposed solar tax after experiencing overwhelming Commission and staff disapproval. Georgia […]