Butler Solar

Butler Solar, Georgia

SIZE: 130 MW (DC)


Distinguishing Features

  • At 130 MW (DC) the project will be built on approximately 1,050 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 (NYSE: SO).

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.

Butler Solar is scheduled to come online in 2016.