By Editors of Power Engineering
Georgia Power has officially dedicated a 30-MW solar facility at Fort Gordon near Augusta, Georgia.
The facility could just the start of a new wave of solar facilities built on-site at a military base, as the company is developing more than 150-MW of solar generation through partnerships with the U.S. Army and Department of the Navy.
Other on-base solar facilities are operational at Fort Benning and Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay.
The Fort Gordon solar facility was built and remains owned and operated by Georgia Power, and consists of 137,500 ground-mounted photovoltaic panels.