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08/22/2014 Contact: 850-413-6482

PSC Hearing on DEF’s Proposed Citrus County Plant and Power Uprate Projects Begins Tuesday


TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) will hold a hearing on Tuesday, August 26 and Wednesday, August 27 to determine the need for Duke Energy Florida, Inc.’s (DEF) proposed Citrus County Combined Cycle Power Plant. The hearing will continue on Wednesday, September 3, if necessary.

On May 27, 2014, DEF petitioned the PSC for a determination of need for its state-of-the-art, natural gas-fired, 1,820 megawatts (MW) Citrus County plant that is expected to be completed in December 2018. The PSC will also hear testimony and evidence on DEF’s Suwannee Simple Cycle and Hines Chillers Power Uprate projects.

The hearing is set for the following times and location:

Tuesday, August 26 and Wednesday August 27, 2014
9:30 a.m.

Betty Easley Conference Center
Joseph P. Cresse Hearing Room (Room 148)
4075 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, Florida

And, if necessary

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
9:30 a.m.

Betty Easley Conference Center
Joseph P. Cresse Hearing Room (Room 148)
4075 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, Florida

For additional information, visit www.floridapsc.com.

Follow the PSC on Twitter, @floridapsc.



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