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Tag Archives: Gainesville Regional Utilities
By Ana Rojo on November 12th, 2014 | Last updated: November 12, 2014 at 10:24 am
The Gainesville Renewable Energy Center received the Forest Stewardship Council’s chain-of-custody certification on Oct. 28. GREC is the first power plant in the country to receive this certification.
By Nicole Acevedo on October 17th, 2014 | Last updated: October 17, 2014 at 2:15 pm
Gainesville Regional Utilities will be audited by a third party to investigate a 30-year contract between the company and the owners of a biomass plant.
By Taylor Trache on October 13th, 2014 | Last updated: October 13, 2014 at 3:26 pm
According to a recent survey, most people are confused about water conservation. Small efforts add up, but awareness of water consumption is most important, according to GRU.
By WUFT News on May 28th, 2014 | Last updated: June 2, 2014 at 5:10 pm
The City Attorney and attorney representing Gainesville Regional Utilities have concluded the tax on the electric customer charge is justified.
By Steven Gallo on May 21st, 2014 | Last updated: May 22, 2014 at 5:54 pm
A program of the state attorney general’s office is investigating whether GRU, the city and the county may be inappropriately taxing a portion of utility bills each month, upwards of $2.7 million in taxes over the last three years.
By Perri Konecky on April 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 25, 2014 at 2:09 pm
Locals are reacting to the possibility of a utility rate increase that would accompany Gainesville’s possible switch away from mountaintop coal removal.
By Jeanna Arroyo on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 31, 2013 at 10:54 am
The latest in garbage truck innovation is quietly rolling down Alachua County’s streets. The royal-blue giants come complete with robotic arms and safety cameras — even that new car smell.
By James Thieke on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 6:11 pm
With the rising cost of utilities for Gainesville residents, some have taken to living without the aid of established utility companies.
By Katherine Kallergis, Heather van Blokland, Rebekah Geier and Max Mattern on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 18, 2013 at 2:26 pm
Gainesville Regional Utilities General Manager Bob Hunzinger announced his resignation in a letter signed by him and Mayor Ed Braddy on Wednesday.
By Katina Prokos on September 9th, 2013 | Last updated: September 10, 2013 at 8:12 am
Farah’s on the Avenue will close its doors Friday. Owner Nick Farah cites his desire to expand his prepared food brand, the restaurant’s shrinking customer base and growing utilities bill as reasons for the close.