Sawnee EMC Announces Participation in New Georgia Solar Project


Members to soon receive even more power from the sun

Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation (Sawnee EMC) announced today that it has acquired a 34% percent stake in a new 52 megawatt (MW) solar project, which will be located in Jeff Davis County, near Hazlehurst, GA.

This is the third (3rd) such project that Sawnee’s Board of Directors has approved during the past twelve (12) months. This new project will bring Sawnee’s total solar generation capacity to 42 MW; which is enough solar energy to power thousands of homes.

“We continue to look for responsible and economically viable ways to diversify our overall energy portfolio, especially when it is cost effective and meets the goal of limiting the effects of carbon on our state with regard to generating electricity; all of which makes good overall business sense for our members,” said Michael Goodroe, Sawnee EMC’s President and CEO. “We are glad to once again take the opportunity to take the lead on this, our third such project in the past 12 months; and given its overall characteristics, is very exciting.”


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Sawnee EMC is dedicated to providing its members with the tools and resources to help make their home or business more energy efficient in order to help lower energy usage. We encourage you to visit a fully interactive website at Together We Save, dedicated to this very goal.

Also, learn more about our Co-op Connections program today. This is a new program that offers many benefits and discounts to you, our member!

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Energy Efficiency Brochures

Take advantage of our new Energy Efficiency Brochures; they include a wealth of cost-saving information and tips which are beneficial to both residential and commercial members.

Home Energy Savings Guide - This popular brochure provides Sawnee EMC members with valuable tips to help track and manage consumption by evaluating their home and identify questionable usage.

101 Easy Ways to Save Energy and Money – This brochure provides Sawnee EMC members with 101 easy ways to save energy in their home.

Questions to Ask When Replacing Your HVAC – This brochure helps the Sawnee EMC member who has a 10 – 20 year old HVAC unit and is contemplating its replacement.

Commercial Energy Savings Guide – This popular, easy to read brochure deals with the tough task of educating commercial customers on managing the energy usage at their place of business.