Gainesville Regional Utilities J R Kelly Generating Station in Gainesville Florida

Address and phone number for Gainesville Regional Utilities J R Kelly Generating Station, a Power Plant, at Southeast 3rd Street, Gainesville FL.


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Gainesville Regional Utilities J R Kelly Generating Station
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605 Southeast 3rd Street, Gainesville, Florida, 32601

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About Gainesville Regional Utilities J R Kelly Generating Station

Gainesville Regional Utilities J R Kelly Generating Station, located in Gainesville, FL, is an energy plant that converts energy into bulk electrical power. The Power Plant distributes electrical power to the Alachua County area electrical grid, which delivers it to electricity consumers.

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Power Plant Facilities

Gainesville Regional Utilities J R Kelly Generating Station operates multiple facilities designed to produce electrical power for the Alachua County area. The Power Plant facilities must meet federal regulation standards to operate in Gainesville. The Power Plant works with local Power Authorities and Power Companies to deliver electricity to residential and commercial buildings in Gainesville.

Gainesville Power Authority

In Gainesville, the Power Plant works with the local Power Authority or Power District to deliver energy to customers. The Power Authority operates as a government agency, using revenues from the sale of electricity to support capital improvements and operations. The Florida and Gainesville governments grant the Power Authority a degree of autonomy because it is self-sustaining.

Regulation of Florida Power Plants

At the federal level, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) regulates Power Plants in the Alachua County area. The DOE regulates power generation and the distribution of electrical power. In addition, the DOE, federal agencies such as the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) regulate Power Plants. Florida state agencies also regulate safety at Power Plants.

Visiting the Power Plant

Gainesville Regional Utilities J R Kelly Generating Station in Gainesville, FL may be open to the public for visits. The Power Plant sets requirements for visits, including restricted hours and group visit policies. Visitors to the Power Plant can see some of the power generating facilities, learn about the history of the Power Plant, and visit a gallery to see dioramas, maps, and models of the Power Plant. Contact the Power Plant for more information about visiting.

Contact Gainesville Regional Utilities J R Kelly Generating Station

You may contact Gainesville Regional Utilities J R Kelly Generating Station by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Gainesville Regional Utilities J R Kelly Generating Station, 605 Southeast 3rd Street, Gainesville, Florida, 32601.