Solar Initiatives

Solar Initiatives

Cobb EMC is dedicated to advancing our commitment to renewable energy and bringing savings to our consumers. During certain times of the year, 30 percent of Cobb EMC’s energy needs can be met by solar. Our focus on affordable, renewable energy options is what helps support rate stability and favorably position our co-op for future environmental regulations.

Hazlehurst solar project
Hazelhurst Solar Facility
Cobb EMC receives 5.04 megawatts from a new facility near Hazlehurst, GA. When the sun is shining, the 52 MWAC solar generation facility, which includes more than 630,000 solar panels across 480 acres in Jeff Davis County, Ga., will help supply approximately 8,500 homes annually.
Azalea Solar Power Facility
Cobb EMC currently receives 7.7 megawatts from Azalea Solar in Washington County, one of the largest solar power plants in Georgia. The power purchase agreement will provide solar power generation for 25 years.
Sandhills solar project
Sandhills Solar Facility
Cobb EMC receives 111 megawatts – 77 percent of the facility’s output – from the Sandhills Solar Facility located in Taylor County.
Sun Power for Schools
Sun Power for Schools
Lovinggood Middle School, Powder Springs, and the Cobb County Safety Village, Marietta, use small-scale solar power generating stations, installed by Cobb EMC and Sun Power for Schools, to teach students about renewable energy.
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