Decatur County

Where is the project?

The Decatur County Solar Project is located in the Decatur County, GA Industrial Airpark approximately 3 miles north of Bainbridge, GA along state highway 27.


Where will the project interconnect?

The project interconnects on the low side of the Georgia Power owned 12.47 / 115 kV Decatur County Industrial Substation.


What is the size of the project?

18.9 MW


How many acres does the site represent?

168 acres


Who is buying the power?

The power produced by Decatur County Solar Project has been sold to Georgia Power Company, a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company.


When did the project begin operating?

The project began operating in December 2015


Who is the developer of the project?

Tradewind Energy, Inc.


Who owns the project?

The project is currently owned by Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company


Key Project Attributes:

  • The site is located within the highest solar resource area of Georgia.
  • Great access off state highway 27 and is located just a few miles north of Bainbridge, GA.
  • The site is open, unobstructed, with little slope.
  • The site is located on underutilized county owned property.