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Stanton Energy Center In the News

Sierra Gives Kudos for OUC Climate Action on Coal Plants

February 18, 2021
Published by The Orlando Sentinel

Orlando Sentinel reporter Kevin Spear wrote about a Sierra Club report that gave OUC a high grade ― the highest in the Southeast, in fact ― for our commitment to clean energy. OUC Board President Britta Gross is quoted in the article: Read more here.

OUC Looks to Power the Future

stanton_mediaFebruary 17, 2021
Published by Spectrum News 13

OUC’s comprehensive Electric Integrated Resource Plan was explained in an easy-to-understand way by Spectrum News 13 reporter Julie Gargotta and videographer Arnie Girard. The two recently toured Stanton Energy Center with Tim Trudell, Senior Media Relations Coordinator, who discussed our plans to convert Units 1 and 2 to natural gas from coal. Watch the video here.

Using Landfill Gas To Power Homes

March 27, 2019
Published by WKMG (CBS)

landfillOn WKMG (CBS), Danny Haddad, Power Plant Engineering Manager, discussed OUC’s plans to increase energy output from methane gas produced by decomposing trash. Beginning in April, OUC will use new technology to extract methane gas from a formerly dormant area of the Orange County landfill and turn the gas into enough energy to power 2,400 homes. Combined with existing projects at Orange County’s landfill and partnerships with other county landfills, OUC creates enough methane gas-generated electricity to power 16,000 homes. See more here.

Zero Liquid Discharge Technology for Wastewater Reuse

Jan 31, 2018
Published by SUEZ - Water Technologies & Solutions

Learn how zero liquid discharge technology helped OUC recycle and reuse wastewater at the Stanton Energy Center power generation facility. Watch video >

OUC Unveils Orange County's Largest Solar Farm

Dec 07, 2017
Published by WFTV 9

OUC dedicated a new solar farm in east Orange County to Ken Ksionek, General Manager & CEO, who will retire in February after 32 years with the public utility. The Kenneth P. Ksionek Community Solar Farm – the county's largest solar array – was built at the Stanton Energy Center, near Innovation Way and South Alafaya Trail. Learn more >

GE Mobile Water Solution Enables Orlando Utilities Commission to Continue Wastewater Treatment During Planned Outage

Dec 13, 2016
Published by General Electric 

Tom Dzoba, Curtis H. Stanton Energy Center Operations Manager, discusses a mobile water filtration system and mobile seawater desalination reverse osmosis system, that allowed SEC to seamlessly treat wastewater during scheduled maintenance of a power generation unit. Read article >

OUC Ignites Shift to Fuel Diversity at Stanton Energy Center

Dec 02, 2015
Published by Power Engineering

OUC’s Stanton Energy Center (SEC) is profiled by Power Engineering, in a piece that highlights fuel diversity, making SEC the state’s most diverse power generating facility. Read article >

From Garbage to Gold: Award-winning Florida Landfill Converts Gas Into Energy

June 25, 2015
Published by Neel-Schaffer

OUC’s Stanton Energy Center is featured, with Orange County Utilities, in a piece on converting landfill garbage into usable gas to power Central Florida homes. Read article >