Theoretically, community stakeholders receive bill deductions based on power produced.
Georgia power would purchase power at the 12 cents per kilowatt-hour market rate.
Sinclair said on campus panel assembly creates jobs. Required building demolition to make space for the solar arrays brings employees to help recycle the structures, as well.
Currently, the City of Milledgeville backs the redevelopment authority. Couch said prompting the state to reallocate funds back into the CSHLRA would add a necessary funding mechanism.
The next CSHLRA meeting is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 on the fourth floor of the Powell Building.
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