The owners of a Savannah solar electric firm are challenging Georgia Power to sue them. Company officials want to test monopoly utility laws preventing Georgians from generating their own electricity. The company is calling itself Lower Rates for Customers.
A Southeast Georgia solar energy company is turning over a part of its revenues to a trust fund benefitting Bulloch County. Officials from Tabby Power Solar Company say, the fund is starting small -- with a few thousand dollars invested and a few hundred dollars in annual contributions to the county budget. But, eventually, advocates say, solar power could make Bulloch County and the rest of rural Georgia financially independent.