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By Lauren Flannery on October 1st, 2014 | Last updated: October 2, 2014 at 9:22 am
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.
By Rebecca Kopelman on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 4:45 pm
Gainesville Regional Utilities is facing lower fines for two sewage spills over the summer. Compared to a 140,000-gallon spill in 2005 that resulted in a $10,000 fine, GRU is being fined $7,750 for one sewage spill of nearly 1 million gallons and another of 58,000 gallons.
By Caitlin Sinett and Sean Bellafiore on October 31st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 9:14 pm
The Gainesville City Commission voted in new interim general manager Kathy Viehe after Hunzinger retired on Nov. 15.
By Jennifer Tintner on October 31st, 2013 | Last updated: October 31, 2013 at 4:51 pm
A biomass plant is causing more issues between GREC and the city commission as the commission negotiates to buy the plant.
By Rochelle Alleyne and Jeanna Arroyo on October 9th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 10:41 am
Residents in Turkey Creek said the new biomass plant is too loud and are trying to get local officials involved.
By Karly Kehres on April 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 4, 2013 at 9:18 am
Gainesville Regional Utilities customers have received phone calls from scammers who may have claimed to be GRU representatives demanding payment and threatening to suspend service.