Throughout Georgia’s history, the state’s sunny climate has drawn settlers and self-starters, but never before has the sun itself driven a revolution like the one happening now: a solar power boom that’s creating thousands of jobs and reducing Georgians’ reliance on conventional energy.
Phyllis Cuttino directs the Clean Energy Initiative at The Pew Charitable Trusts.
A clean energy leader
By Tony Von Otnott and Steve Valk
Troy Von Otnott is founder of Massive Technologies, an Atlanta-based Social Impact Investment & Advisory Firm. Steve Valk is communications director for Citizens Climate Lobby.
Solar energy pros and cons
By Rick Badie
Renewable energy stands poised to become a major player in Georgia with solar electricity apparently leading the way. A guest writer noted today that Georgia, in 2013, had the fastest-growing solar energy market in the United States. Energy-related projects are expected to become economic mainstays.