Butler Solar Facility

PHOTO CREDIT: Southern Power

SIZE: 103 MW (AC)


Distinguishing Features

  • At 103 MW (AC) the project will be built on approximately 1,070 acres of land and will deliver enough energy to power more than 25,000 homes.
  • Originated through a competitive bid process announced by Georgia Power.
  • Employs tracker technology, which follows the sun’s path to optimize production.
  • Purchased in 2015 by Southern Power, subsidiary of Southern Company.

The Butler Solar project was selected by Georgia Power through a competitive bid process.  The utility determined that the project was competitive and cost effective and decided to include it in its 2015 energy portfolio.