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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.
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.
Gainesville residents and businesses can expect increased energy costs starting Wednesday. The increase comes despite Gainesville Regional Utility lowering its base rates and cutting fixed costs.
Some Alachua County residents are still hearing noises from the biomass plant, even after the installation of noise-absorbing acoustic panels.
Residents in Turkey Creek said the new biomass plant is too loud and are trying to get local officials involved.