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AT T R I B U T I O N S number of sources — including personal interviews with key OUC personnel — were used in the preparation of this book. They include:

Bacon, Eve. Orlando A Centennial History, Volumes I and II. Chuluota, Florida; The Mickler House, 1975. Blackman, William Fremont, Ph.D., LL.D., History of Orange County, Florida. Chuluota, Florida; The Mickler House, 1973 [c1927]. Evans, Stephen. Orlando Then and Now. San Diego, California; Thunder Bay Press, 2007. Hilt, David W., P.E. “Northeast Blackout Impacts and Actions and the Energy Policy Act of 2005.” North American Electric Reliability Council. Hood, Mayor Glenda E, and Bachman, Bill. Orlando: The City Beautiful. Memphis, Tennessee; Towery Publishing, Inc., 1997. Luff, Harry. Personal Interview. 16 May 2008. Luff, Harry. “Orlando Utilities Commission: Recollections by Harry Luff, Jr. General Manager-Retired.” March 2006. Minkel, J.R., “The 2003 Northeast Blackout – Five Years Later.” Scientific American, August 13, 2008. Orlando Utilities Commission Annual Reports, Newsletters and Publications, 1923-2010. Orlando Sentinel articles, as annotated in the text. Porter, Tara Mosier, Ph.D. et al. Historic Orange County: The Story of Orlando and Orange County. San Antonio, Texas: Historical Publishing Network, 2009. Stanton, Curtis H. Personal Interview. 16 May 2008. Stone, Louis E. Personal Interview. 16 May 2008. Stone, Louis E. Speech at Stanton Energy Center. 4 April 1985. Stone, Louis E. Written in Stone: The Life and Times of Lou Stone. Family Heritage Publishers, 2010. Photo Credits: Orange County Regional History Center The following photographs used in this document are courtesy of the Orange County Regional History Center. We appreciate their help and expertise in researching and locating these photos.

OUC Water Service Area OUC Electric Service Area

• Cover and Page 5: Downtown Orlando, 1930-1950. • Pages 1 and 2: Orlando’s first power plant/Orlando Water and Light, 1901.

Water Service Area: 200 square miles City of Orlando/Orange County Electric Service

• Page 2 – First utility electric pole, 1887.

Area: 244 square miles

• Page 4 – Judge John Cheney.

St. Cloud Electric Service Area: 150 square miles

• Page 6 – Downtown Orlando, 1930-1950. • Page 6 – OUC’s new office building, 1936. • Page 11 – Orlando parades during World War II.


• Page 16 – Glenn L. Martin Company. Other Photo Credits: • Page 15 – Man’s landing on the moon, ASII-40-5875. Courtesy of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. • Page 23 – Walt Disney World® opening day. Copyright 1971, Gary Gimee. • Page 37 – Entrance to Universal Orlando® Resort courtesy of Universal Orlando® Resort.

ADMINISTRATION, CUSTOMER SERVICE & OPERATIONS Reliable Plaza / 100 W. Anderson St. Administration, Customer Service Walk-In, Drive Through and Call Centers; Human Resources OUC Administration Building / 500 S. Orange Ave. (Closed) Pershing / 6003 Pershing Ave. Primary facility for Electric Operations; Electric and Water 24-hour Operations Center; Energy Delivery; Customer Service Call Center Gardenia / 3800 Gardenia Ave. Primary facility for Water Operations; Customer Service Walk-In and Drive Through Center; Water Quality Lab Curtis H. Stanton Energy Center / 5100 S. Alafaya Trail Power Production St. Cloud City Hall / 1300 9th St. Customer Service Center St. Cloud T&D Building St. Cloud Electric Operations

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GENERATION Curtis H. Stanton Energy Center Stanton Unit 1 Coal-Fired – 68.55 percent ownership (291 MW) Stanton Unit 2 Coal-Fired – 71.59 percent ownership (304 MW) Stanton Unit A Combined Cycle – 28 percent ownership (177 MW) Stanton Unit B Combined Cycle – 100 percent ownership (300 MW) Indian River Plant Indian River Combustion Turbines (IRP – A&B) – 48.8 percent ownership (37 MW) Indian River Combustion Turbines (IRP – C&D) – 79 percent ownership (177 MW) Lake Highland Plant (closed) Lake Ivanhoe Plant (closed) OTHER GENERATION Coal-fired McIntosh Unit 3 – 40 percent ownership (146 MW) Nuclear Crystal River Unit 3 – 1.60 percent ownership (14 MW) St. Lucie Unit 2 – 6.09 percent ownership (52 MW) OTHER FACILITIES 29 electric substations / 7 water plants / 8 chilled water plants