Progress Energy Florida - Higgins Power Plant in Oldsmar Florida

Address and phone number for Progress Energy Florida - Higgins Power Plant, a Power Plant, at Shore Drive East, Oldsmar FL.


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Progress Energy Florida - Higgins Power Plant
Address
998 Shore Drive East, Oldsmar, Florida, 34677

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About Progress Energy Florida - Higgins Power Plant

Progress Energy Florida - Higgins Power Plant, located in Oldsmar, FL, is an energy plant that converts energy into bulk electrical power. The Power Plant distributes electrical power to the Pinellas County area electrical grid, which delivers it to electricity consumers.

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  • Types of Power Plants in Pinellas County, FL
  • Oldsmar power authority and electric companies
  • Electrical energy production
  • Power Plant tours and hours of operation
  • Renewable energy and pollution
Power Plant Facilities

Progress Energy Florida - Higgins Power Plant operates multiple facilities designed to produce electrical power for the Pinellas County area. The Power Plant facilities must meet federal regulation standards to operate in Oldsmar. The Power Plant works with local Power Authorities and Power Companies to deliver electricity to residential and commercial buildings in Oldsmar.

Oldsmar Power Authority

In Oldsmar, 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 Oldsmar 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 Pinellas 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

Progress Energy Florida - Higgins Power Plant in Oldsmar, 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 Progress Energy Florida - Higgins Power Plant

You may contact Progress Energy Florida - Higgins Power Plant by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Progress Energy Florida - Higgins Power Plant, 998 Shore Drive East, Oldsmar, Florida, 34677.