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.
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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 Steven Gallo on June 11th, 2014 | Last updated: June 11, 2014 at 2:21 am
Seniors vs. Crime is now looking into taxes on gas and water surcharges collected by Gainesville Regional Utilities. The group was previously only investigating a complaint about a tax on electric customer charges collected by GRU.
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.
The Gainesville Chamber of Commerce, Gainesville Sun and WUFT sponsored a debate between the two candidates in the April 8 run-off election for the at-large candidate for Gainesville city council.
By WUFT News on March 11th, 2014 | Last updated: March 11, 2014 at 11:09 pm
Polls closed at 7 p.m. and results now show all precincts reporting. Supervisor of Elections reports nearly 15 percent turnout.
By Logan Ladnyk on February 13th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 4:33 pm
Marion is No. 2 in state in 2013 home sales growth – Marion County’s percentage increase in home sales in 2013 over the previous year was second-highest in the state, behind neighboring Alachua County, according to the state association of […]
City will continue to consider GRU governance changes – City commissioners expressed willingness Tuesday to continue to consider the possibility of changing the governance structure of Gainesville Regional Utilities. Such a move would require a referendum of Gainesville voters on […]
By WUFT News on February 5th, 2014 | Last updated: February 6, 2014 at 12:49 pm
GRU and area agencies are discontinuing the special hotline for complaints about noise from the biomass plant.