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Jan 15, 2020· Ironically, the Deerhaven Renewable Generating Station (the biomass plant) actually emits more tons of CO2 emissions per MWh than Deerhaven 2 (GRU's coal-fired power plant).

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Apr 27, 2014· The Commission also voted, by a 5-2 majority, to direct our utility's General Manager to help draft a policy that states "…Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) will no longer purchase coal sourced from MTR operations, and will from the effective date forward only purchase performance or compliance coal from the Central Appalachian region ...

GRU's Switch From Coal To Cleaner Natural Gas At Deerhaven ...

Jun 15, 2020· Its 228-megawatt capacity makes it GRU'S largest power generator, though only 30 megawatts of its fuel is currently from natural gas. The remainder of its fuel is drawn from coal…

Deerhaven Generating Station Coal Power Plant FL USA - GEO

Deerhaven Generating Station Coal Power Plant FL USA is located at Alachua County, FL, USA. Location coordinates are: Latitude= 29.75841660488, Longitude= -82.388234138489. This infrastructure is of TYPE Coal Power Plant with a design capacity of 471 MWe. It has 5 unit(s). The first unit was commissioned in 1972 and the last in 1996. It is operated by Gainesville Regional Utilities.

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The 417-MW* Deerhaven Generating Station is GRU's largest power plant. Deerhaven began commercial operation in 1972 with Unit One, a natural gas or oil fired generating unit. One year later, GRU negotiated a permanent tie into the state electric grid through the Florida Power Corporation, which allows us to buy and sell excess power.

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Manufactured Gas Plant Cost Recovery Factor - When GRU purchased the privately owned Gainesville Gas Company in 1990, the utility assumed responsibility for cleanup of residual coal tar contamination at the former site of the gas plant on Depot Avenue. To recover a portion of the cost of this remediation, a per-therm fee is charged for natural gas.

GRU should add capacity as needed instead of doubling down ...

May 28, 2019· Currently, GRU's least expensive plant to operate is its combined-cycle natural gas plant at $14.80/MWh vs $23.70/MWh for Deerhaven 2 (coal) and $19.25/MWh for Deerhaven Renewable (biomass). The natural gas plant also has the lowest CO2 emissions per MWh (the biomass plant is the highest, although Bielarski claims the CO2 would be emitted ...

List of coal-fired power stations in the United States ...

This is a list of operational coal-fired power stations in the United States.. In 2019 there were 241 coal powered units across the United States which generated an amount of electricity similar to that from renewable energy or nuclear power but much less than natural gas.Installed capacity was about 236 GW. Coal plants have been closing at a fast rate since the 2010s due to cheaper and ...

Coal Plant Breakdown Causes Gainesville to Supplement with ...

Oct 06, 2016· A mechanical failure at Gainesville Regional Utilities' Deerhaven coal plant prompted the utility to use its biomass plant as a supplement to the Florida city's power mix.

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The site certification includes a nominal 235 MW coal-fired boiler and steam turbine-electric generator (Unit 2); a nominal 74 MW simple cycle combustion turbine (Unit 3); and associated support facilities: Fuel Type: Coal/Natural Gas/Oil (backup fuel) Nominal Rating: 309 MW: Address/Location: 10001 NW 13th Street Gainesville, FL 32653: County ...

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transmission equipment. DH 2 is coal-fired and the site includes the coal unloading and storage facilities. 1.1.2.3 Deerhaven Renewable Plant. The Deerhaven Renewable biomass-fueled generation facility is located northwest of the Deerhaven Generating Station. GRU purchased this 103 MW generating unit in November 2017. The facility

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Generate the abnormal samples through the GRU-Auto-Encoder neural networks to improve the accuracy of diagnosing abnormal operating conditions of steam drum in the case of insufficient information of abnormal samples. • The proposed method outperforms standard models on actual process data of an industrial coal gasification plant.

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Jul 30, 2016· The GRU Deerhaven plant, which burns coal to make power, is a so-close-you-could-wave neighbor. Biomass energy is produced much the same way as other forms of energy and the GREC plant looks much ...

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Oct 02, 2020· Operating conditions of steam drums significantly reflect operating performances of coal gasification processes. It is crucial to accurately diagnose …

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The GRU is also an electric utility, so using the lime residual in its power generating process was explored. However, direct use for emissions control was not possible, in that GRU's 235 MW coal-fired Unit 2 at its Deerhaven Generating Station employed a dry scrubber, which has no use for lime residual.

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GRU searched for alternative options and considered the idea of building a 220MW coal-fired plant as an extension to the existing Deerhaven generating plant. The idea was, however, dropped after opposition from locals. GRU later considered 28 options, including wind and solar energy plants to solve the region's energy problems.

GRU gets permit for new power plant, but may not build it ...

May 28, 2014· That five-year span also will include years before the biomass plant came online and GRU began running the Deerhaven coal plant at a lower capacity. With the biomass plant online, the GRU …

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Ironically, the Deerhaven Renewable Generating Station (GRU's biomass plant) actually emits more tons of CO2 emissions per MWh than Deerhaven 2 (GRU's coal-fired power plant). Virtue signaling and spurious renewable energy claims will not stop all the tons …

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Meeting Gainesville's Energy Needs Today and Tomorrow. GRU owns and operates two main power plants: the 177.2-MW John R. Kelly Generating Station, located downtown, and the 417-MW Deerhaven Generating Station, located near the City of Alachua.These facilities, along with our 3.5-MW South Energy Center, give us a total generation capability of 597.7 MW*.

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Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) is a fully vertically-integrated utility with electric power generation, transmission, and distribution system owned by the City of Gainesville, FL. We have two primary generating plant sites: Deerhaven with two conventional coal-fired steam units (DH1 and DH2) and John R. Kelly (JCC1) combined-cycle Unit 1.

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Oct 03, 2016· Deerhaven is GRU's largest power plant and Unit Two was built in 1981 as the state's first municipally-owned, coal-burning, electric-generating unit, according to GRU's website.

Florida Cabinet approves Gainesville biomass plant

Dec 07, 2010· A comparison between the emissions per MWhr generated between the coal plant at GRU, which was recently upgraded to meet the latest federal standards, shows the biomass plant will emit 42% less particulates/MWhr, only 10% as much NOX and less than 1/30th the SO2 per unit energy.

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Feb 25, 2020· 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. 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.

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Mar 30, 2018· transmission equipment. DH 2 is coal-fired and the site includes the coal unloading and storage facilities. 1.1.2.3 Deerhaven Renewable Plant. The Deerhaven Renewable biomass-fueled generation facility is located northwest of the Deerhaven Generating Station. GRU purchased this 102.5 MW generating unit in November 2017. The facility

Ushering in a new era for GRU - News - Gainesville Sun ...

May 19, 2008· He said the biomass plant will further diversify GRU's energy portfolio. Coal now accounts for 70 percent of the energy output. GRU also owns …