Tag Archives: GRU

Some Off-The-Grid North Floridians Get To Skip GRU Rate Increases

By 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.

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GRU Manager Bob Hunzinger Announces Resignation

By , , and 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.

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In The News: License-free Saltwater Fishing Day, GRU Rate Hike Hurts Gainesville Businesses, Group Jumps Gate at Castillo, Federal Flood Insurance Program Faces Florida Senators

By on October 9th, 2013 | Last updated: October 9, 2013 at 11:04 am

Gov. Scott and FWC announce new license-free saltwater fishing day –  Visitors and residents are allowed to take part in license-free recreational saltwater fishing on Oct. 12, Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced. While all [...]

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What Ed Braddy Accomplished In His First 100 Days

By on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 6, 2013 at 10:19 am

Braddy and his colleagues talk about what’s been done in the first 100 days, and what may be to come for Gainesville under Braddy’s direction.

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GRU Repairs Sewage Line

By on July 29th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 2:38 pm

Process underway to clean local creeks of a 400,000 gallon sewage spill.

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Gainesville airport completes eco-friendly renovations

By on March 1st, 2013 | Last updated: March 7, 2013 at 4:22 pm

Gainesville held a ceremony Thursday celebrating the end of $1.3 million in renovations with many eco-friendly features.

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In the News: cuts threaten air travel, Gainesville to acquire closed prison, smoking ban, GRU coal supply, Tebow cancels talk

By on February 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 2:18 pm

Federal Spending Cuts Threaten Delays in Air Travel – The effects of impending federal spending cuts include flight delays, reduced takeoffs and slower security. Reduced work time for employees of the Federal Aviation Administration could decrease the average number of [...]

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GRU solar program allows cuts in energy costs, and may even pay you

By on February 20th, 2013 | Last updated: February 20, 2013 at 6:29 pm

The price of installing solar panels has decreased significantly, and for those who can afford the initial investment, the savings add up fast. WUFT’s Tondrea Haddly takes a look at the program GRU operates for rebates and solar feed-in tariffs.

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Gainesville City Commission moves to keep GRU under city control

By on November 16th, 2012 | Last updated: November 16, 2012 at 6:47 pm

By Ben Bornstein — WUFT-FM The Gainesville City Commission made it clear at its Thursday meeting that it doesn’t want the local utility to fall under state legislative control. City commissioners voted in favor of keeping GRU under the current management, rather than have it controlled [...]

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Third annual Gainesville youth event scheduled

By on September 14th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 11:24 am

About 130 students are signed up to attend the area’s third annual Gainesville and Alachua County Environmental Youth Summit on Saturday. Nkwanda Jah, the event’s organizer, explains the opportunities this event offers to local youth.

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