About Green Power EMC
Green Power EMC is a not-for-profit cooperative founded in 2001 to support EMCs in their search for Georgia’s renewable resources. The primary efforts of Green Power EMC have been to find, screen, analyze and negotiate power purchase agreements with Georgia-based renewable resource providers. In addition to sourcing renewable energy, Green Power EMC provides education programs that help Member consumers learn both the challenges and opportunities of utilizing renewable energy.
Green Power EMC obtains green power from renewable facilities all over the state, including solar power, landfill gas generation, low-impact hydroelectric and biomass from wood waste. Its renewable energy projects generated more than 272 megawatts of electricity by the end of 2016.
About the EMCs of Georgia
Green Power EMC supports 38 of Georgia’s 41 customer-owned EMCs that provide electricity and related services to more than 4 million people, almost half of Georgia’s population, across 65 percent of the state’s land area in 151 of 159 counties.