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Stanton Energy Center In the News


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 >