Gainesville Regional Utilities

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Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) is a multi-service utility owned by the City of Gainesville, Florida. GRU is the fifth largest municipal electric utility in Florida.[1] GRU owns and operates the Deerhaven Generating Station and has been considering building a new coal-fired electric generating unit at the plant to meet the future power needs of its community.[2]

Existing Coal Plants

Plant Name State Year(s) Built Capacity
Deerhaven Generating Station FL 1981 251 MW

Contact details

Gainesville Regional Utilities
301 SE 4th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601
Phone: (800) 818-3436

Article and resources


  1. Gainesville Regional Utilities, "About GRU", Gainesville Regional Utilities website, accessed August 2009.
  2. "Future Power Needs" GRU Website, September 2009.

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